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Biden aide tests positive for coronavirus: transition team

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Biden aide tests positive for coronavirus: transition team

 

 

WILMINGTON, United States – US President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming White House senior advisor, congressman Cedric Richmond, has tested positive for COVID-19 after having open-air “interactions” with Biden, the transition team said Thursday.

Richmond traveled independently to the state of Georgia to campaign Tuesday with Biden for a pair of Democrats in tight runoff elections against incumbent Republican senators.

“Richmond’s interactions with the president-elect happened in open air, were masked and totaled less than 15 consecutive minutes, the CDC’s timeframe for close contact,” transition spokeswoman Kate Bedingfield said in a statement, referring to th…

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