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Delta goes to Washington, infects vaccinated Capitol staffers


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Beth Mole
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Positivity     30.00%   
   Negativity   70.00%
The New York Times
SOURCE: https://arstechnica.com/science/2021/07/delta-goes-to-washington-infects-vaccinated-capitol-staffers/
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Summary

Six of the more than 50 Texas Democrats have since tested positive for the pandemic coronavirus.The infected Pelosi staffer had not been in direct contact with the speaker recently, and the infected White House official had not been in direct contact with the president recently, Axios reported.In the press briefing Tuesday, Psaki said there had actually been multiple breakthrough infections among vaccinated staff at the White House, but she did not provide a tally of cases or a timeline for their infections—though she said she would check on additional information about the cases. The latest White House official and the Pelosi staffer are said to be mildly symptomatic.The White House is following all the best health measures recommended by experts, including regular testing, Psaki said, and currently has no plans to update its mitigation measures.Meanwhile, PBS NewsHour's Lisa Desjardins reported from the Capitol today that cases of the delta variant have been detected in the Capitol building.

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