Harris Positive for COVID-19, Biden Not ‘Close Contact’
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris has tested positive for COVID-19, the White House says.
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It's a sharp new reminder of the persistence of the highly contagious virus even as the U.S. eases restrictions in a bid to revert to pre-pandemic normalcy.
The White House said Tuesday that Harris tested positive on both rapid and a PCR tests, and said she “has exhibited no symptoms.”
Harris will isolate at her residence but continue to work remotely, and would only return to the White House once she tests negative for the virus.
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