WASHINGTON – An individual from Vice President Mike Pence’s staff has tried positive for coronavirus however was not in close contact with Pence or the president, the White House said Friday.
The case denotes the principal such contamination inside the top rungs of the organization.
Katie Miller, a representative for Pence, didn’t distinguish the staff member, nor did she say explicitly where the individual worked. Pence is driving the organization’s coronavirus team and has been a normal nearness at the president’s side lately.
“Tonight we were told that an individual from the Office of the Vice President tried positive for the Coronavirus,” Miller said in articulation. “Neither President Trump nor Vice President Pence had close contact with the person.”
Mill operator said contact following was being directed as per rules from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Pence said Monday that he had not been tried for the infection. Trump was tried and said a week ago his test was negative.