US vice president Mike Pence, wife test negative for Covid19

US Vice President Mike Pence, standing with members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force team, speaks during a press briefing in the press briefing room of the White House in Washington, DC. AFP Photo

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US Vice President Mike Pence, standing with members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force team, speaks during a press briefing in the press briefing room of the White House in Washington, DC. AFP Photo

Washington: US Vice President Pence Mike Pence and his wife have tested negative for coronavirus, his press office said Saturday.

“Pleased to report that the COVID-19 test results came back negative for both Vice President @Mike_Pence and Second Lady @KarenPence,” the vice president’s press secretary Katie Miller tweeted.

Earlier Pence had confirmed he would be tested for the virus after one of his office staffers contracted the illness.