On Wednesday, ABC News' Conor Finnegan reported that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in quarantine after possible exposure to COVID-19.
NEW: SecState Pompeo is quarantining after having come into contact w/someone who tested positive for COVID-19, per… https://t.co/veG9pUpWaS— Conor Finnegan (@Conor Finnegan)1608130720.0
State Dept spox says for privacy reasons, they can't say who the person is. State Dept just started receiving COVI… https://t.co/SoU2ZRo4hp— Conor Finnegan (@Conor Finnegan)1608131252.0
The announcement of Pompeo's quarantine comes after he hosted a massive indoor holiday party, even as his department issued guidance to State Department workers to cancel non-essential in-person events. Pompeo invited 900 people to the party, although fewer than 70 attended.