The city said positive tests were traced to people involved in organizing the debate
A new report shows that at least 11 members of the press and organizers at the presidential debate in Cleveland tested positive for coronavirus, according to NBC.
The city of Cleveland and the clinic that hosted the debate between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden on Tuesday said that anyone who attended the event should get tested and self-isolate.
US President Donald Trump (R) and former Vice President and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden participate in the first presidential debate at the Health Education Campus of Case Western Reserve University on September 29, 2020 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)
“The City of Cleveland is aware of positive cases of Covid-19 following the Sept. 29 presidential debate,” according to a City Hall statement.
“We advise anyone who has come in contact with someone who has tested positive to self-quarantine. If anyone who was in attendance has concerns or is symptomatic, they should contact their healthcare provider.”