Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff Tests Positive for COVID-19

Mimi Nguyen Ly
By Mimi Nguyen Ly
March 15, 2022COVID-19share
Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff Tests Positive for COVID-19
US Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Douglas Emhoff arrive at the Elysee Palace for the inaugural dinner on the first day of the Paris Peace Forum in Paris, France, on Nov. 11, 2021. (Kiran Ridley/Getty Images)

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris’s husband, Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff, tested positive on Tuesday for COVID-19, announced the White House.

Harris tested negative. However, out of an abundance of caution, she won’t participate in an event at the White House late on Tuesday. She will continue to test.

Emhoff is the first out of Harris, President Joe Biden, and First Lady Jill Biden to have contracted the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, also known as the novel coronavirus.

Harris and Emhoff received the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine weeks before taking office. They later received their second dose some days after Inauguration Day in 2021. The two received booster shots in late October.

Harris appeared with Biden on Tuesday afternoon at an event with other lawmakers, signing into law a $1.5 trillion spending bill that will fund the government through Sept. 30. The measure includes $13.6 billion in aid for Ukraine and European allies.

At an event Tuesday evening, Biden said he was told Emhoff is “feeling very well,” and noted that Harris didn’t attend. “Let’s send her our love,” Biden told attendees.

Earlier Tuesday, Emhoff attended an outdoor event in Washington Park to highlight the work of AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps.

The Associated Press contributed to this event.

From The Epoch Times

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