David Bernhardt, Minister of the Interior positive outcome for COVID-19 after meetings with political nominees in the days ahead, confirmed the department spokesman The Washington Post Wednesday.
Home Secretary Nicholas Goodwin told the Post in an email that 51-year-old Bernhardt had been diagnosed before the planned government meeting. President TrumpDerek Lyons, one of Trump’s helpers, is leaving the White House this month Wednesday, which Bernhardt did not attend after his positive test.
“He is currently asymptomatic and remains quarantined on behalf of the American people,” Goodwin added.
The spokesman also said that the secretary “adheres to all CDC guidelines and consults with health professionals where appropriate” and that “Interior continues to adhere to all CDC guidelines (i.e., identifying close relationships, cleaning work areas, etc.). Regarding the work of the secretary. positive test result. “
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Two individuals who spoke anonymously to the Post Office for an open discussion of internal discussions said Interior staff had been informed that the festive party scheduled for Thursday Bernhardt’s diagnosis.
According to the Post, Bernhardt is at least the third top interior minister who has given a positive result to COVID-19 since November, following Daniel Jorjani after serving as an election observer in Pennsylvania and director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Aurelia Skipwith.
Bernhardt’s positive test on the same day at the State Department canceled his festive party after the Secretary of State Mike PompeoMike PompeoNight Protection: Military Reports Second Active Service Death from COVID-19 | Pentagon, State Department among hills hit by Hillicon Valley cyber attack: Facebook ad freeze eased over Georgia runoff New branches hit by massive cyber attack Krebs testifies to election security Pentagon, State Department hacked among agencies: MORE REPORT was forced into quarantine after being exposed to a viral person.
The party’s guest list included 180 foreign ambassadors, mission leaders and their spouses, the Post wrote.
A Foreign Ministry spokesman confirmed this Pompeo has been quarantined after contacting someone who tested positive for COVID-19. He received a negative result, but was “closely monitored by the ministry’s medical team,” the spokesman said.