Top US military officials, including Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, are self-isolating after another official tested positive for the coronavirus.
Vice Commandant of the US Coast Guard Adm. Charles Ray, tested positive Monday, according to a CNN report.
Milley tested negative but as a precaution is working remotely, a defense official told the network.
The chiefs of the Army, Navy and Air Force have also tested negative for the virus, but remain under quarantine as a precaution.
The news came one day after US President Donald Trump, who tested positive Thursday for COVID-19, left Walter Reed Medical Center for the White House, where he was receiving treatment.
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