Second gentleman Doug Emhoff tests positive for COVID-19, office says

Second gentleman Doug Emhoff tests positive for COVID-19, office says

Second gentleman Doug Emhoff, Vice President Kamala Harris' husband, tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, his office announced.

"Yesterday, the Second Gentleman tested positive for COVID-19 after experiencing mild symptoms. He is fully vaccinated and three times boosted," Liza Acevedo, Emhoff's communications director, said in a statement Sunday. "He is currently asymptomatic, continuing to work remotely, and remaining away from others at home."

PHOTO: Douglas Emhoff attends Project Healthy Mind's World Mental Health Day Gala at Spring Studios on Oct. 10, 2023 in New York City.  (John Lamparski/Getty Images, FILE)
PHOTO: Douglas Emhoff attends Project Healthy Mind's World Mental Health Day Gala at Spring Studios on Oct. 10, 2023 in New York City. (John Lamparski/Getty Images, FILE)

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"Out of an abundance of caution, yesterday, the Vice President was tested for COVID-19. She tested negative and remains asymptomatic," Acevedo added.

Emhoff was at the White House a few days ago to celebrate Independence Day with Harris, President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden.

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