US COVID-19 response officials in self-quarantine

"He is considered to be at relatively low-risk based on the degree of his exposure", a spokesperson said.

Fauci said his "modified quarantine" will consist of him staying at home as much as possible and teleworking for the next 14 days. It added that the 68-year-old felt fine and had no symptoms.

According to the report, the "low risk" designation indicates Fauci was not in close contact with the individual who tested positive. He tested negative for the virus.

"Per CDC guidelines, he is now in self-quarantine for the next two weeks", the FDA said.

All three men are scheduled to testify before a Senate committee on Tuesday.

Fauci, Hahn and Redfield are scheduled to testify earlier than a committee of the USA senate on Tuesday, however they are going to not seem in individual however via a video hyperlink. The statement was issued before Fauci's quarantine was announced.

In the White House, Vice President Mike Pence's press secretary Katie Miller and President Trump's valet tested positive for the coronavirus this week. Miller is the second person who works at the White House complex to test positive for COVID-19 this week. She is the second White House staffer to check constructive, after a United States navy personnel serving as a private valet to the president.

Over the weekend, reports surfaced that almost a dozen members of the U.S. Secret Service protecting the president, the vice president and their families, had also tested positive for the novel coronavirus. She is married to Stephen Miller, a top Trump adviser.

Fauci has stated he will likely be working from house, will put on a masks and can go to workplace exclusively when he'll make sure you be the one one round on the time.

The CDC and FDA would not disclose the identity of the person who had tested positive and with whom the agency leaders had come in contact.

White House immigration adviser and speechwriter Stephen Miller, was revealed by Trump in a meeting with Republican lawmakers on Friday.

Redfield sought to use the exposure as a teachable moment.

"In the event Dr. Redfield must go to the White House to fulfill any responsibilities as part of WHTF on COVID-19 he will be following CDC Safety Practices for Critical Infrastructure Workers Who May Have Had Exposure to a Person with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19". He wrote a note to staff on Friday to alert them. The FDA declined to comment on who Hahn had come into contact with.

The White House task force, which is led by Pence, met most recently on Thursday. The military official works in the West Wing serving Trump meals, among other duties.

Fauci told CNN that, if called to the White House or Capitol Hill, "he will go while taking every precaution". I hope you and your family are healthy and safe. The administration has also directed regular deep cleaning of all work spaces.

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