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Nancy Pelosi Tests Positive for COVID-19, Not Showing Symptoms

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Nancy Pelosi Tests Positive for COVID-19, Not Showing Symptoms

Nancy Pelosi Tests Positive for COVID-19, Not Showing Symptoms

Nancy Pelosi Tests , Positive for COVID-19, , Not Showing Symptoms. CNBC reports Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has officially tested positive for COVID-19.

After testing negative this week, Speaker Pelosi received a positive test result for COVID-19 and is currently asymptomatic.

, Drew Hammill, deputy chief of staff, via Twitter.

Pelosi's diagnosis comes as several other high-level government officials tested positive for COVID after attending Washington's Gridiron Club and Foundation Dinner on April 2.

According to CNBC, Pelosi wasn't in attendance, but more than a dozen of D.C.'s elite who were there have tested positive.

According to CNBC, Pelosi wasn't in attendance, but more than a dozen of D.C.'s elite who were there have tested positive.

Pelosi's positive test comes merely a day after she stood next to President Joe Biden at a bill signing at the White House.

At 82 years old, Pelosi is second in the order of presidential succession after Vice President Kamala Harris.

At 82 years old, Pelosi is second in the order of presidential succession after Vice President Kamala Harris.

The Speaker is fully vaccinated and boosted... , Drew Hammill, deputy chief of staff, via Twitter.

... and is thankful for the robust protection the vaccine has provided.

, Drew Hammill, deputy chief of staff, via Twitter.

The Speaker will quarantine consistent with CDC guidance... , Drew Hammill, deputy chief of staff, via Twitter.

... and encourages everyone to get vaccinated, boosted and test regularly.

, Drew Hammill, deputy chief of staff, via Twitter.

... and encourages everyone to get vaccinated, boosted and test regularly.

, Drew Hammill, deputy chief of staff, via Twitter


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Here's What To Know , About Rapid COVID Tests , and the BA.2 Variant. Now that Omicron subvariant BA.2 is the dominant COVID strain in the U.S., you may have questions about the effectiveness of rapid..

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VP Kamala Harris Tests Positive for COVID [Video]

VP Kamala Harris Tests Positive for COVID

VP Kamala Harris , Tests Positive for COVID. On April 26, the vice president's office announced Harris has tested positive for COVID-19. Press secretary Kirsten Allen said Harris “will isolate and..

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NY Mayor Eric Adams Tests Positive for COVID-19 [Video]

NY Mayor Eric Adams Tests Positive for COVID-19

NY Mayor Eric Adams , Tests Positive for COVID-19. A spokesperson for Mayor Adams confirmed the diagnosis on April 10. NBC News reports Adams was in attendance at the superspreader Gridiron Club..

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