- A staff of Joe Biden's campaign plane has tested positive for COVID-19
- The announcement was made on Thursday, October 15, by Biden's campaign
- The individual is an administrative staff of the company that charters the aircraft
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A report by ABC News indicates that an aviation staff who was on the same flight with former United States' vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has tested positive for COVID-19.
The information was disclosed by Jen O’Malley Dillon, Biden's campaign manager, in a statement on Thursday, October 15.
According to Dillon, an administrative member of the aviation company that charters Biden’s aircraft flew with the US presidential candidate to Ohio on Monday, October 12, and Florida on Tuesday, October 13.
It was reported that Biden did not have any kind of close contact with this individual at any time. He was reportedly over 50 feet from the presidential hopeful at all times.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Biden tested negative again for COVID-19. His Covid-19 test result was announced by his campaign organisation on Sunday, October 4.
The results came five days after the presidential candidate spent more than 90 minutes on the debate stage with President Donald Trump who was diagnosed with COVID-19.
The Democrat's presidential candidate's campaign group said it will continue to observe public health guidelines on masks, social distancing and crowd sizes.
In a related development, US First Lady Melania Trump has revealed that her 14-year-old son Barron tested positive for coronavirus days after she was diagnosed with the same disease.
Melania announced this on Wednesday, October 14, in a message where she also confirmed that she had tested negative for coronavirus.
According to the FLOTUS, the first test conducted on the teenager returned negative but the positive result came days later after a subsequent test was carried out.
The First Lady, who said she experienced mild symptoms while battling the infection but resorted to using more natural ways to fight the virus, described Barron as a " strong teenager" who remained asymptomatic until he was recently given a clean bill of health.
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