The publicity came about on Monday and Johnson has since examined destructive, however will now quarantine till September 29.
“Sen. Johnson was knowledgeable in the present day that he was uncovered to somebody on Monday who has examined constructive for covid-19,” Ben Voelkel, a spokesman for the senator, stated in an announcement on Thursday. “Sen. Johnson is experiencing no signs, however was examined late Wednesday as a result of he was scheduled to journey with the President in the present day. Sen. Johnson examined destructive, however he has been positioned in quarantine till September 29. Sen. Johnson is not going to be touring with the President or attending the occasion in Mosinee tonight.”
Trump, who has repeatedly downplayed the specter of the virus and stated the nation is rounding the nook on the pandemic, is slated to host a marketing campaign occasion in Mosinee, Wisconsin, Thursday night.
Various Capitol Hill lawmakers have both examined constructive for coronavirus and since recovered or opted to self-quarantine following attainable Covid-19 publicity for the reason that starting of the pandemic.
Earlier this week, Republican Sen. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia introduced that she had been knowledgeable that she had been in touch with somebody who examined constructive. Capito stated that she subsequently examined destructive, however deliberate to quarantine for 14 days as a precaution.