WASHINGTON | The White House denied on Sunday evening reports that the vice-chairman Mike Pence would have been placed in quarantine after a case of coronavirus in a collaborator.
The spokesperson of the vice-president, Devin O’malley, said in a press release that it would go to work Monday morning as was his habit, after having “negative test results every day.”
“The vice-president, Pence will continue to follow the advice of the medical unit of the White House and is not in quarantine”, he explained.
The spokesman for Mr. Pence, Katie Miller, was the second confirmed case at the White House Friday, after a serviceman from the Navy to the service of president Donald Trump the day before.
MESSRS. Pence and Trump are tested every day.
Three members of the team to fight against the coronavirus of the White House will remain in isolation after possible exposures to the virus, reported on Saturday, us media: the epidemiologist Anthony Fauci, the director of the center for the prevention of infectious diseases (CDC), Robert Redfield, and the director of the regulator of the drug (FDA), Stephen Hahn.
The epidemic has caused nearly 80,000 deaths in the United States, according to the counting of the Johns Hopkins University, in which reference is made.