VP Harris arrives in Charlotte for planned visit after Biden tests positive for COVID-19
Harris most recently visited the Queen City in December 2021
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Vice President Kamala Harris arrived in Charlotte late Thursday morning to discuss the Biden-Harris Administration’s investments in affordable, high-speed internet.
Harris will be making remarks at the Carole A. Hoefener Community Services Center on East Sixth Street in Charlotte. She plans to speak about high-speed internet at 1:30 p.m., then take part in a roundtable discussion on abortion access.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said drivers in uptown Charlotte should expect shifts in the traffic pattern and increased congestion between 11:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Thursday during the vice president’s visit.
Harris arrived in Charlotte hours after it was announced that President Joe Biden had tested positive for COVID-19. The White House said he is experiencing very mild symptoms.
According to the vice president’s office, Harris tested negative for COVID-19 Thursday morning and was last with the president on Tuesday.
Harris most recently visited the Queen City in December 2021 to promote infrastructure law.
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While visiting, Harris will also meet with state legislators and leaders to discuss the fight to protect reproductive rights.
WBTV will provide coverage of Harris’ visit.
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