Someone who attended a series of high US political conservatives such as President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence has tested positive for the brand new coronavirus, officials said Saturday.
The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is among the nation’s biggest annual gatherings of political conservatives, bringing tens of thousands, and along with Trump and Pence that the February 26-29 occasion near Washington also featured a few Cabinet members and top White House officials.
“The vulnerability happened previous to the summit. A New Jersey hospital analyzed the Individual, and CDC confirmed the positive outcome,” the event’s organizer American Conservative Union tweeted,” speaking to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The person is quarantined and under healthcare in New Jersey.
“This attendee had no interaction with the President or the Vice President rather than attended the events at the primary hallway,” the announcement added.
COVID-19 is dispersed through little droplets from the mouth and nose of an infected individual, and is considered to have the ability to live on surfaces for a couple of hours up to several times, the World Health Organization states.