Campaign events, which require the personal attendance of Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Kamala Harris, have so far been suspended due to the discovery of the COVID-19 coronavirus in two individuals associated with her campaign. This was reported by Harris' campaign headquarters.
вЂњLate Wednesday night, October 14, we learned that two campaigners tested positive for COVID-19 вЂ” a freelance flight crew member and Liz Allen, Senator HarrisвЂ™s director of public affairs,вЂќ the statement said. The campaign headquarters of the Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.
вЂњAs a precaution ... we are canceling Senator Harris's travel until Sunday, October 18, inclusive. She will return to activities on Monday, October 19,вЂќ the statement said.
The coronavirus in these individuals was detected after the election event in the state of Arizona on October 8.
At the same time, the Biden headquarters noted that neither Harris nor Biden were in direct contact with the infected 48 hours before they were diagnosed with coronavirus, or later. However, the infected were present at face-to-face meetings and events outside the campaign.
The headquarters said that since the October 8 event, Harris and her headquarters staff took tests for coronavirus several times, and the results were negative.
American media remind that Harris was scheduled to visit North Carolina on Thursday.