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Kamala Harris, the Vice President of the United States, has contracted COVID-19. Per the Associated Press, President Biden was not a “close contract”. Extract:

“Vice President Kamala Harris tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, the White House announced, underscoring the persistence of the highly contagious virus even as the U.S. eases restrictions in a bid to revert to pre-pandemic normalcy.

The White House said Tuesday that Harris tested positive on both rapid and a PCR tests, and said she “has exhibited no symptoms.” Harris will isolate at her residence but continue to work remotely, and would only return to the White House once she tests negative for the virus.”

The story is still developing. Per the Associated Press, Kamala Harris was fully vaccinated and twice boosted, which highlights the transmissibility of the COVID-19 virus.