Pence press secretary Katie Miller has tested positive for coronavirus

Member of Pence's staff tests positive for coronavirus, reports say
Posted at 9:12 AM, May 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-08 21:35:27-04

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A member of Vice President Mike Pence’s staff has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

President Donald Trump confirmed Friday that Pence’s press secretary, Katie Miller, has contracted the virus.

Miller tweeted Friday evening that is doing "well."

"Thank you all for your prayers and well wishes. I’m doing well and look forward to getting back to work for the American people," Miller said.

During a White House meeting with Republican members of Congress, Trump said, “She's a wonderful young woman, Katie, she tested very good for a long period of time and then all of a sudden today she tested positive. She hasn't come into contact with me. She's spent some time with the vice president.”

Katie Miller is married to Stephen Miller, a senior adviser to Trump.

Bloomberg was the first to report that a member of Pence’s staff had tested positive.

As the news broke, Pence and his team were en route to an event in Des Moines, Iowa. Their flight was delayed about an hour as some people got off the plane, reports say.

Sources tell CNN that Miller was not on the trip, but there were concerns about people on the plane who had been in contact with her

This new case comes a day after it was revealed that a personal valet of President Donald Trump had also tested positive for the virus.

Coronavirus Testing Sites - Kern County

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State-Provided Sites
  • Must have an appointment
  • Free, but if have insurance they will bill
  • No screening criteria

Kern County Fairgrounds
1142 South P Street, Building 4, Access Gate 27
Mojave Veterans Hall
15580 O Street, Mojave
Arvin Public Health
204 S Hill Street, Arvin
5th District Drive-Thru at The Prado Senior Center
2101 Ridge Road

County-Provided Sites
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  • Free
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  • Operating with existing provider

Oildale - Good Samaritan Hospital
901 Olive Drive, Bakersfield
  • For Registration call (661) 215-7725
  • Drive-Thru Only
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am - 8 pm, Saturday 8 am - 12 pm

Ridgecrest - Ridgecrest Regional Hospital
1081 N. China Lake Blvd, Ridgecrest
  • For Registration: Text the word "testing" to 833-774-4968 Or Call 866-774-9984
  • Drive-Thru Only
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 10:30 am

Delano - Delano Regional Medical Center
1401 Garces Hwy, Delano
  • No Drive-Thru option
  • Hours: Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm

Kern River Valley - Kern Valley Hospital (Coming Soon)
6412 Laurel Ave, Mt Mesa
  • No Drive-Thru option

Tehachapi - Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley
1100 Magellan Dr 93561