Vice President's Chief Of Staff Tests Positive In Second Pence Aide COVID-19 Case

Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff, Marc Short, has tested positive for COVID-19, Pence’s office announced Saturday. It’s a second close contact of the vice president to test positive in days. Pence’s senior political adviser Marty Obst also tested positive earlier this week, CNN reported. Short has begun quarantine and is “assisting in the contact tracing process,” according to Pence’s office. From VP’soffice: “Today, Marc Short, Chief of Staff to the Vice President, tested positive for COVID-19, began quarantine and assisting in the contact tracing process.\— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) 十月 25, 2020 Even though Short is considered a close contact of Pence, “in consultation with the White House Medical Unit, the vice president will maintain his schedule in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for essential personnel,” said Pence’s office. This is a breaking story. Please check back for updates.

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