Harris tests negative for coronavirus

Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisTlaib blasts Biden judicial nominee whose firm sued environmental lawyer These Senate seats are up for election in 2022 Trump by the numbers: 2024 isn't simple MORE (D-Calif.) on Friday reported that she tested negative for the coronavirus, just hours after President TrumpDonald TrumpJudge rules Alaska governor unlawfully fired lawyer who criticized Trump Giuliani led fake electors plot: CNN Giuliani associate sentenced to a year in prison in campaign finance case MORE and first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden clarifies his remarks on Russia Raskin: Grisham told Jan. 6 panel about 'names that I had not heard before' Grisham says former Trump officials meeting next week 'to try and stop him' MORE received positive diagnoses for the virus. 

The news comes after President Trump came into contact with Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenNew York woman arrested after allegedly spitting on Jewish children Former Sen. Donnelly confirmed as Vatican ambassador Giuliani associate sentenced to a year in prison in campaign finance case MORE on Tuesday's debate stage in Cleveland. Biden is set to get tested for the virus on Friday.

The president and the first lady tested positive overnight after one of his closest aides, Hope HicksHope HicksPennsylvania Republican David McCormick launches Senate campaign McCormick drawing support from Trump alumni ahead of Pennsylvania Senate bid Fauci on Fox's Jesse Watters: He 'should be fired on the spot' MORE, tested positive. 

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Trump said early on Friday morning that he and the first lady would begin quarantining in the White House "immediately." 

The president's positive diagnosis has raised a number of concerns about who he and his staff have come into contact with in recent days. 

Vice President Pence and second lady Karen PenceKaren Sue PencePences' pet rabbit, Marlon Bundo, dies McCarthy, Ducey speak at Pence fundraiser: report Jill Biden takes starring role at difficult Olympics MORE both tested negative for the virus, along with President Trump's daughter Ivanka TrumpIvanka TrumpThese Senate seats are up for election in 2022 The Hill's 12:30 Report: Dems look to repackage BBB into salvageable bill The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden clarifies his remarks on Russia MORE and her husband, Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerKushner investment firm raises more than B: report Trump: Netanyahu 'never wanted peace' with Palestinians Biden celebrates start of Hanukkah MORE. However, Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel tested positive on Friday.

The development is the latest to roil the U.S., which is on the brink of what is expected to be a highly contested election between Trump and Biden. 

Trump was slated to participate in a fundraiser in Washington, D.C., on Friday and a campaign rally in Sanford, Fla., but those events have been canceled in the wake of his diagnosis. 

Harris and Pence are slated to square off in the vice presidential debate on Wednesday.