Harris halts travel after aide tests positive for coronavirus


Democratic vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris will halt campaign travel until Monday after two members of her staff tested positive for coronavirus. The California senator’s communications director, Liz Allen, and a flight crew member received the results on Wednesday, a Biden official said. Neither aide had close contact with the candidates in the 48 hours prior to their positive tests, she added. Ms Harris had been scheduled to fly to North Carolina on Thursday. Biden Campaign Manager Jen O’Malley Dillon said the senator had no close contact with either infected staff member in the two days before the positive test, and was therefore not required to quarantine. “Regardless, out of an abundance of caution and in line with our campaign’s commitment to the highest levels of precaution, we are cancelling Senator Harris’s travel through Sunday,” she said…[+]