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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Chilean President Sebastian Piñera and his wife Cecilia Morel are to begin “preventive quarantine” after coming into close contact with a person later diagnosed to have COVID-19, the president's press office said on Tuesday, January 12th.

Both Piñera and the first lady tested negative for COVID-19, according to the statement.

The two will nevertheless quarantine for 14 days starting Tuesday as a preventive measure, and work remotely, said his office.

The person who tested positive works at the home of the president and his wife.

The Ministry of Health reported as . . .

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