CLOSE Among the measures President Donald Trump announced were the waiving of school standardized test requirements. USA TODAYWASHINGTON – A member of Vice President Mike Pence’s staff has tested positive for coronavirus but was not in close contact with Pence or the president, the White House said Friday.The case marks the first such infection within the top rungs of the administration.Katie Miller, a spokeswoman for Pence, did not identify the staffer, nor did she say specifically where the individual worked. Pence is leading the administration’s coronavirus task force and has been a regular presence at the president’s side in recent weeks.“This evening we were notified that a member of the Office of the Vice President tested positive for the Coronavirus,” Miller said in statement. “Neither President Trump nor Vice President Pence had close contact with the individual.”’Abundance of caution’: Several lawmakers self-quarantine out of fear of contact with coronavirusMiller said contact tracing was being conducted in accordance with guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Pence said Monday that he had not been tested for the virus. Trump was tested and said last week his test was negative.The vice president’s office did not immediately respond to questions about where the staff


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