On Thursday morning, the Biden campaign announced that two members of Sen. Kamala Harris’ employees, together with Communications Director Liz Allen, examined optimistic for COVID-19 on Wednesday night. Marketing campaign officers state that Harris has not been in “shut contact” with both of the 2 staffers for a interval of no less than two days previous to the optimistic take a look at outcome. In keeping with the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention, which means she isn’t required to self-quarantine. Nonetheless, out of an abundance of warning, scheduled marketing campaign stops from Thursday via Sunday might be transformed into digital occasions. Harris’ husband, Douglas Emhoff, can even cancel an occasion scheduled for Thursday.
Each Harris and Joe Biden have examined adverse as of Wednesday. It’s anticipated that scheduled marketing campaign occasions will resume on Monday, Oct. 19.
The 2 staffers who examined optimistic had reportedly stepped away from the marketing campaign quickly to attend private occasions, and examined optimistic earlier than returning to the marketing campaign. There’s presently no indication that Biden, Harris, or every other staffers had been uncovered on this incident. That marketing campaign is conducting contact tracing to inform everybody who could have come into contact with both of the staffers. It’s price noting that—in contrast to the Trump marketing campaign—this data was made out there to the media promptly, and the marketing campaign is taking acceptable steps to guard each employees and the general public.