Sen. Kamala Harris has canceled two election events in North Carolina after multiple campaign staff members have tested positive for the coronavirus.
Update 2:44 p.m. EDT Oct. 15: Sen. Kamala Harris has tested negative for the coronavirus, the Washington Post reported.
Original report: Harris events in Asheville and Charlotte were canceled after two positive coronavirus tests among campaign staff and the flight crew, the Citizen Times reported.
“A non-staff flight crew member and Liz Allen, communications director to Senator Harris (tested positive),” Jen O’Malley Dillon, a campaign manager for former Vice President Joe Biden, said in a statement. “Sen. Harris was not in close contact, as defined by the CDC, with either of these individuals during the two days prior to their positive tests; as such, there is no requirement for quarantine.”
Harris has tested negative for the coronavirus previously. She will be tested again Thursday, the Washington Post reported.
Because of the outbreak, the Harris campaign has suspended events through Sunday, according to CNN.
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