China News Service, October 25. According to U.S. media reports on the 25th, two senior deputies of U.S. Vice President Pence tested positive for the new crown, namely Chief of Staff Mark Short and political adviser Marty Obst.
Data map: On April 28, local time, US Vice President Pence (second from right) inspected the Mayo Clinic, a medical institution.
Pence’s press secretary, Devin O'Malley, said in a statement: “Today, Mark Short, the vice president’s chief of staff, tested positive for the new crown virus. He began to isolate and assist in tracing contacts.”
O'Malley said Pence and his wife Karen tested negative for the virus on the 24th.
Pence has been campaigning across the United States for several weeks.
On the 24th, he visited Lakeland and Tallahassee, Florida.
O'Malley said: "Although Pence is believed to have been in close contact with Short, after consultation with the White House medical team, Pence will continue his schedule in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's guidelines for necessary personnel." Peng Si plans to hold a campaign rally on the evening of the 25th local time in Kingston, North Carolina.