Biden did not have personal contact with either individual and is not affected, the campaign noted.
Mr Biden is scheduled to hold a town hall event on ABC News on Thursday night. The Trump administration has been criticized for not providing the date of the last time the president tested negative before his positive diagnosis. "And by the way-" Trump said, pausing as his crowd began to boo. The campaign says Ms Harris flew with both staff members on that trip, but they all wore masks throughout the flight and practiced social distancing.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris took to Twitter on Saturday to extend greetings on the occasion of the Hindu festival of Navratri. Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett was suspected to have infected over a dozen people, including Donald Trump, Melania Trump, Barron Trump, advisor Hope Hicks, campaign manager Bill Stepien, Stephen Miller, RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel, Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany, Chris Christie, Kellyanne Conway and Senators Thom Tillis, Mike Lee, and Ron Johnson. Dillon said that duration didn't meet the CDC's threshold for constituting being in "close contact".
She was scheduled to appear in North Carolina on Thursday, a competitive battleground state where early voting just started and Trump is due to campaign as well.
According to the campaign, Harris and Emhoff have taken multiple PCR tests since October 8 - the most recent on Thursday - and all have been negative.
She said that she had tested negative twice this week and is not experiencing any symptoms. During the flight, Senator Harris wore an N95 mask, as did both individuals.
He will return to in-person campaigning on Friday, October 16th.
"We're confident that we have the process and protocols in place to be able to do that safely as we've had throughout".
"Prior to their time off, both individuals were on a flight with Senator Harris on October 8th". The Biden Harris campaign has maintained strict protocols to protect their team, which includes closing their campaign office in Philadelphia and having staff work remotely.
Neither aide had close contact with the candidates in the 48 hours prior to their positive tests, she added. Today's exceedingly cautious steps are part of that commitment, ' Dillon said.