Two Energy Secretary security detail members test positive for coronavirus

Two members of Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette’s security detail tested positive for 新冠病毒, the department announced late Thursday night.

Brouillette has tested negative for the virus and is not showing any symptoms, Energy spokesperson Shaylyn Hynes said in a statement posted on 推特. He was scheduled to be in Johnstown and Erie, 宾夕法尼亚州, Thursday touring a plastics engineering lab and participating in a roundtable discussion with local labor and energy leaders, 根据一个 新闻稿 on the department’s website.
Out of an abundance of caution, the Secretary and traveling staff will be returning by vehicle to Washington and following CDC guidance,” Hynes said.
A host of lawmakers, governmental officials and their staff have tested positive for the virus recently. At least a dozen people, including President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, tested positive for Covid-19 after attending a Rose Garden event in September where it was announced that Judge Amy Coney Barrett was nominated to the Supreme Court.
    在六月, two Secret Service agents tested positive for coronavirus after working Trump’s indoor rally in Tulsa, 俄克拉荷马州, and dozens of agents were quarantined as a precaution. The following month, eight Secret Service agents assigned to Vice President Mike Pence’s detail ahead of his trip to Arizona tested positive for the virus.

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