Isang staff member ni US Vice President Mike Pence ang nagpositibo sa novel coronavirus.

Kung maalala si Pence ang nagsisilbing pointman ni US President Donald Trump sa government response sa coronavirus pandemic.

Hindi naman makumpirma kung may pagkakataong nagkalapit din sina Pence at President Trump sa naturang staff na naging covid positive.

“‪This evening we were notified that a member of the Office of the Vice President tested positive for the Coronavirus. Neither President Trump nor Vice President Pence had close contact with the individual,” ani Katie Miller, spokesperson ni Pence. “Further contact tracing is being conducted in accordance with CDC guidelines.”