Harris tests negative for coronavirus

Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisCaitlyn Jenner on Hannity touts Trump: 'He was a disruptor' Nearly half of women say they're more stressed amid pandemic: survey Alabama museum unveils restored Greyhound bus for Freedom Rides' 60th anniversary MORE (D-Calif.) on Friday reported that she tested negative for the coronavirus, just hours after President TrumpDonald TrumpCaitlyn Jenner on Hannity touts Trump: 'He was a disruptor' Ivanka Trump doubles down on vaccine push with post celebrating second shot Conservative Club for Growth PAC comes out against Stefanik to replace Cheney MORE and first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpJill Biden a key figure in push to pitch White House plans Petition calls for Jill Biden to undo Trump-era changes to White House Rose Garden Fox News's Bret Baier posts vaccination selfie MORE received positive diagnoses for the virus. 

The news comes after President Trump came into contact with Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenCaitlyn Jenner on Hannity touts Trump: 'He was a disruptor' Argentina launches 'Green Mondays' campaign to cut greenhouse gases On The Money: Federal judge vacates CDC's eviction moratorium | Biden says he's open to compromise on corporate tax rate | Treasury unsure of how long it can stave off default without debt limit hike 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 HicksUPDATED: McEnany, Fox News talks on pause Trump selects Hicks, Bondi, Grenell and other allies for positions Trump lawyer Jenna Ellis tests positive for coronavirus MORE, tested positive. 


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 announce birth of first grandchild Can a common bond of service unite our nation? The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - House boots Greene from committees; Senate plows ahead on budget MORE both tested negative for the virus, along with President Trump's daughter Ivanka TrumpIvanka TrumpIvanka Trump doubles down on vaccine push with post celebrating second shot Jill Biden a key figure in push to pitch White House plans CNN: Trump advisers urge him to make pro-vaccine PSA MORE and her husband, Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerNew Kushner group aims to promote relations between Arab states, Israel Republicans request documents on Kerry's security clearance process Iran moves closer to a diplomatic breakthrough that may upset Israel 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.