Washington — US Vice-President Mike Pence returned to the White House on Monday after self-isolating for the weekend. One of his aides had tested positive for Covid-19, prompting the move, and all staff working in the West Wing were instructed to wear masks.

A memo was sent to staff on Monday directing everyone who entered the wing where the daily operations of President Donald Trump's administration are carried out to cover their faces. With Trump's valet and Pence's press secretary both testing positive for the deadly coronavirus last week, pressure is growing for the White House to take further steps in protecting the health of country's 73-year-old president...

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