Vice President Mike Pence, the purpose particular person for the nationwide response to COVID-19, has an aide who has examined constructive for the coronavirus.

Pence didn’t work carefully with the particular person, press secretary Katie Miller mentioned Friday.

“‪This night we had been notified {that a} member of the Workplace of the Vice President examined constructive for the Coronavirus,” Miller mentioned in a press release. “Neither President Trump nor Vice President Pence had shut contact with the person.”

“Additional contact tracing is being carried out in accordance with CDC pointers,” Miller added.

The White Home nonetheless has the vast majority of its staff coming in to the workplace. Up to now, there isn’t any indication of whether or not sure staffers will now be remoted or whether or not the areas the place the aide labored would bear disinfection.

Former White Home Chief of Employees Mick Mulvaney is in quarantine, and Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham is working from house after contacting an contaminated Brazilian official. Incoming Chief of Employees Mark Meadows and sure different congressmen.are additionally in isolation.

President Trump has examined adverse, as has first daughter Ivanka Trump