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Kamala Harris’ communications director tests positive for COVID-19 after close contact with VP

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The communications director for Vice President Kamala Harris tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, a day after he attended a ceremony at the White House where he was in close contact with Harris and former President Barack Obama without a mask.”Jamal Simmons, the Vice President’s Communications Director, tested positive for COVID-19 today,” Harris’ press secretary Kirsten Allen said in a statement. “Jamal was in close contact to the Vice President as defined by CDC guidance. Jamal is isolating and working from home.”BARACK OBAMA TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19
Former President Barack Obama and Vice President Kamala Harris depart following an event about the Affordable Care Act and lowering health care costs for families in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on April 5, 2022.
(Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images)”The Vice President will follow CDC guidance for those that have been in close contact with a positive individual and will continue to consult with her physician,” the statement continued. “The Vice President plans to continue with her public schedule.”SECOND GENTLEMAN DOUG EMHOFF TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19Several attendees at the recent Gridiron Dinner in Washington, D.C., last Saturday have come down with COVID-19, according to The Washington Post. Among the A-list attendees in the cabinet who have tested positive include Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and Attorney General Merrick Garland. Reps. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, also tested positive.US ATTORNEY GENERAL MERRICK GARLAND TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19Last month, Obama announced he tested positive for COVID-19.
Former President Barack Obama hugs Jamal Simmons following an event about the Affordable Care Act and lowering health care costs for families in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on April 5, 2022.
(Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images)”I just tested positive for COVID. I’ve had a scratchy throat for a couple days, but am feeling fine otherwise. Michelle and I are grateful to be vaccinated and boosted, and she has tested negative,” Obama said in a tweet at the time.CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP”It’s a reminder to get vaccinated if you haven’t already, even as cases go down,” the former president added.

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