Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff and another adviser test positive for coronavirus in full campaign
The chief of staff of Mike pence, Marc short, has tested positive for coronavirus this Saturday in the middle of the electoral campaign for the US presidential elections, a contagion that would join another in the environment of Mike Pence, according to CNN.
In a statement, the spokeswoman for the US Vice President assured that Pence and his wife have tested negative in a screening test conducted this SaturdayAnd although the vice president is considered Short’s “close contact,” he will keep his schedule.
In addition, according to several US media, this would not be the only close contact of Pence who has tested positive for coronavirus this week, as one of his closest advisers, Marty obst, would have been diagnosed with the disease this week.
These positives have occurred one day after The United States has set a new daily record of infections with 83,000 in just 24 hours.
Pence has been this Saturday in Florida campaigning for the presidential elections on November 3 where he again shares the ballot with Donald Trump.
Trump in Florida and Biden in Pennsylvania
Both Trump and his rival, Democrat Joe Biden, have had several campaign rallies in some of the most contested states in the upcoming elections.
Trump has voted in Florida during the morning and has participated in several rallies in Ohio and Wisconsin in which he has charged against his political rival and against his predecessor Barack Obama, who has joined the campaign to support Biden this week and has been at an event in Florida.
For his part, the Democratic candidate has campaigned with his wife in Pennsylvania, his home state, where he has criticized Trump’s management of the pandemic.
According to Bloomberg, Biden will attend several events in Georgia next Tuesday, another of the states that polls predict will be even election night, which will be his first visit so far this campaign.