“Testing is voluntary to enter our offices. It is mandatory to enter the studios. He tested shortly before his show,” a spokesperson said.
They also said that when he discovered the positive test result, he asked executives at CNN what he should do.
“He double-masked and isolated, did the show solo in a flash studio (single-person enclosed room) and went home immediately after,” they continued before adding that Tapper was only in “direct contact” with a few other people “who were also notified.”
The following day, fellow host Dana Bash subbed in for him but then returned to his show a day later from a home studio, as stated by Confider.
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