Kamala Harris, husband test negative for COVID-19

Kamala Harris, husband test negative for COVID-19
Kamala Harris, the daughter of a Jamaican father and an Indian mother, often focuses on her identity as a Black woman. (Source: POOL/CNN)

WASHINGTON (WNCN) – Sen. Kamala Harris and her husband, Doug Emhoff, have tested negative for coronavirus after two of her staff tested positive earlier Thursday, Tim Perry with CBS News reports.

Harris was scheduled to travel Thursday to North Carolina for events encouraging voters to cast early ballots but canceled those plans following her staffers testing positive.

The campaign told reporters Thursday morning that Harris' communications director and a traveling staff member for her travel to Arizona tested positive after that Oct. 8 trip.

Harris and Biden spent several hours together that day through multiple campaign stops, private meetings and a joint appearance in front of reporters at an airport. They were masked at all times in public, and aides said they were masked in private, as well. Biden and Harris have each had multiple negative tests since then.

Biden is scheduled to attend an ABC News town hall airing live at 8 p.m. EDT.

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