Pences Release Coronavirus Results

VP, wife Karen test negative after staff member tested positive
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 22, 2020 5:33 AM CDT
Pences Release Coronavirus Results
Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen disembark from Air Force Two upon their arrival at Rome's Ciampino airport, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020.   (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

After a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus his office is heading up the nation's response for, Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen, have avoided the same fate, reports NBC News. "Pleased to report that the COVID-19 test results came back negative for both Vice President @Mike_Pence and Second Lady @KarenPence," tweeted a spokeswoman Saturday night. Pence had announced Saturday afternoon that he and his wife would be tested after a staffer tested positive on Friday evening, though he did not have close contact with that staff member; he said the staffer was "doing well." (More Mike Pence stories.)

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