President of the Republic responded to inquiry and awaits result of new test – Coronavirus


The President of the Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, responded to an epidemiological inquiry after having tested positive for the new coronavirus and carried out a new diagnostic test, awaiting the result within hours.

“The President of the Republic has already responded to the Health Delegate’s epidemiological inquiry and carried out a new PCR test, carried out by INEM (National Institute of Medical Emergency), the result of which should be known within a few hours”, reads in a note released on the Presidency of the Republic website.

This note comes about two hours after it was reported that the head of state had a positive diagnostic test for the new coronavirus, but is asymptomatic, having canceled his entire schedule for the next few days.

Source: Jornal de Negócios by www.jornaldenegocios.pt.

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