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WASHINGTON – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, GOP Senator Susan Collins of Meng and the sister of President Joe Biden became latest Washington believes that test positive for COVID-19 announcements it came Thursday after two cabinet officials and others tested positive the day before.

Pelosi who asymptomatic, test positive on Thursday. She will be quarantined, her representative announced.

“The speaker is fully vaccinated and strengthened and grateful for reliable protection vaccine provided,” spokesman Drew Hammill said.

Pelosi attended in large numbers events at the White House on Tuesday and Wednesday, where Biden spoke.

The White House said Biden’s actions with Pelosi doesn’t meet centers for Definition of disease control and prevention of Existence in close contact.

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Collins tests positive after Supreme Court vote

Collins one of three republicans who broke from her party to vote to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court tested positive on Thursday afternoon.

Her office said the senator was experiencing mild symptoms and would be isolated and work remotely after diagnosis.

positive Collins result test came just hours after she voted for Jackson’s historical nomination. Last week, Senate Judiciary Chairman Senator Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, warned reporters that confirmation the deed was not done until after votebecause something like senator tested positive for COVID and impossibility vote may disrupt the process.

The senator attended the annual Gridiron Dinner. on Saturday, like two cabinet members who has since given positive results.

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Biden tested negative

Biden was last checked on wednesday as part of of his regular test mode of pair times a week and tested negative, according to the White House.

His doctor doesn’t think it’s necessary for Biden test daily, White House Press secretary Jen Psaki said on Thursday.

“COVID will remain with us”, – she said. – We will see cases rise and fall.”

Pelosi became the eighth member of Congress in test positive this week. Everything of members were fully vaccinated and strengthened.

Following Pelosi’s diagnosis, the speaker’s planned legislators’ trip to Asia lead was postponed.

Biden’s sister also COVID tests are positive

Valerie Biden Owens tests positive on Wednesday after she developed mild symptoms, her publisher said. in statement.

Owens was not in close contact with the president or first lady, said the publisher.

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On Wednesday, Attorney General Merrick Garland and Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said they tested positive, as did reports from Vice President Kamala Harris. director Jamal Simmons.

All three attended the annual Gridiron Dinner on Saturday, which attracts many people. of government officials and journalists. Some legislators and journalists who were at dinner also gave a positive result.

Pelosi was not at the dinner, but her representative Hammill was present.

Biden did not attend the dinner, but spoke on Wednesday at event in the hotel ballroom is full with more than 2000 union leaders and members, majority of who was not wearing masks.

He also held a crowded medical service event at the White House on Tuesday and hosted deputies, etc. for signing the bill on Wednesday.

Biden, 79, was vaccinated and received his first booster shot in September and second at the end of March.

In addition, the White House has gone beyond CDC-recommended protocols to protect Biden from the virus. Any who meets with president or traveling with he is being tested first. When possibleBiden also According to Psaki, they kept a social distance from others.

“We are living with COVID-19,” Psaki said on Wednesday. – We continue fight This is.”

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