A staffer who was in close contact with Vice President Kamala Harris this week tested positive for the coronavirus on Wednesday morning, the White House announced. Harris tested negative via a PCR test for the virus on Wednesday and will be tested again in the coming days.
“The Vice President is tested on a regular basis. As a part of that regular testing, the Vice President received an antigen test this morning and tested negative,” the White House said in a statement.
“Earlier today, after being notified of the staffer’s positive test, the Vice President received a PCR test and tested negative. She will be tested again on Friday then again on Monday per CDC guidance.”
Harris will continue with her daily schedule and will depart for her home state of California later Wednesday, remaining there through the New Year.
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