Five of Pence’s Aides Test Positive for Coronavirus

Five of Vice President Mike Pence’s aides, including his chief of staff and his senior political adviser, have tested positive for Covid-19.

Pence’s office said in a statement Saturday night that chief of staff Marc Short “began quarantine” and that he was cooperating with a contact-tracing effort.

“Vice President Pence and Mrs. Pence both tested negative for COVID-19 today, and remain in good health,” vice presidential spokesman Devin O’Malley said in the statement.

“While Vice President Pence is considered a close contact with Mr. Short, in consultation with the White House Medical Unit, the Vice President will maintain his schedule in accordance with the CDC guidelines for essential personnel,” he said.

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