An employee of the office of the Vice-President of the United States Mike Pence contracted the coronavirus, reports “Interfax” with reference to the American media. This is the second case of the disease COVID-among subordinates 19 Pence since the beginning of March.
At a briefing on Friday, press Secretary of the White house Keighley Makanani reported that taken special measures and instructions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus among administration officials.
The US President Donald trump and Vice-President Michael Pence in recent times had no contact with staff at the White house, which revealed infection with the novel coronavirus, said on Friday the representative of the US administration.
Contracted employee of Pence presumably had contact with six individuals. All they had along with a Penny to fly to Iowa. Now agreed that these six people will participate in this trip. One of them is assumed to be two journalists.
None of the employees of the office of the Vice-President of the United States, in addition to this, the person showed no symptoms of the disease, the official said. According to him, Pence Friday morning checked for infection, he’s healthy.
Yesterday it was reported that the military units of the U.S. Navy, whose members serve in the White house, was discovered coronavirus. After that, the White house announced that trump Penny checked for infestation. It was also noted that they are both healthy.
The US President Donald trump, commenting on this case, noted that active testing of people on coronavirus is “not a panacea”. “The fact that the two tests can be different things,” he told reporters.
He added that the Pens earlier on Friday passed the test for the coronavirus. “Test – negative”, – said the President of the United States. In addition, trump said in a TV interview that some White house staff began to wear protective masks.