US Vice President Kamala Harris tests positive for COVID-19
The office of the Vice President of the United States, on Tuesday, informed that Vice President Kamala Harris has tested positive for COVID-19. The Vice President is fully vaccinated with two doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine and last year in the month of October received a booster shot making her case a so-called breakthrough infection. As per the statement issued by the office of the Vice President, Kamala Harris is asymptomatic. Also, President of the United States Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden are not considered close contacts. In a statement, press secretary of the Vice President, Kirsten Allen said, "The Vice President will return to the White House when she tests negative.”
Later on, Monday, Kamal Harris tweeted about being infected with the virus, and stated: "Today I tested positive for COVID-19. I have no symptoms, and I will continue to isolate and follow CDC guidelines. I'm grateful to be both vaccinated and boosted." Other than this The White House also informed reporters that Biden had called Harris, adding, "He wanted to check in and make sure she has everything she needs as she quarantines at home."