A staff part in US Vice President Mike Pence’s office has tried constructive for coronavirus, a representative for Pence reported on Friday evening.
In spite of the fact that Pence’s office didn’t distinguish the individual or give other data about the individual or the activity they hold, the declaration anyway denotes the principal known positive test for the infection among the White House staff, and it comes in the midst of new worries about the wellbeing of Washington legislators, government authorities and the individuals who work for them.
Katie Miller, Pence’s press secretary said in an announcement;
“Tonight we were informed that an individual from the Office of the Vice President tried positive for the Coronavirus. Neither President Trump nor Vice President Pence had close contact with the person. Further contact following is being directed as per CDC rules.”
Pence was designated by Trump to lead the White House’s coronavirus team, which has been holding every day press briefings on the infection. As of late, Trump has joined Pence and others on the team for briefings.
President Donald Trump tried negative for the infection in the wake of coming into contact at his Florida resort with Brazilian authorities who later tried positive for the malady. A few individuals from the White House staff who collaborated with the Brazilian assignment or other people who tried constructive for the infection have telecommuted as a precautionary measure, yet none of them are known to have gotten the infection.