Apr 8, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Key coronavirus task force working from home after member tests positive

Pence and supply chain task force lead Navy Rear Adm. John Polowczyk. Photo: Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images
Pence and Supply Chain Task Force lead Navy Rear Adm. John Polowczyk. Photo: Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images

The coronavirus Supply Chain Resilience Task Force, which operates under Vice President Mike Pence, has begun working from home after a "partner" of the unit tested positive for COVID-19, NBC News reported and Axios has confirmed.

Why it matters: The task force manages the acquisition, distribution and shipments of vital coronavirus supplies and equipment. Members of the group were alerted of the new work-from-home policy Monday night via email. They had been meeting in the FEMA Conference Center war room.

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