(CNN) — The chief of naval operations will self-quarantine after he came in contact with a family member who has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a US official.

Adm. Michael Gilday was tested for the virus on Friday and although he is negative at this time he will quarantine for several days, the official said.

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This situation is why Gilday did not attend the White House meeting with President Donald Trump on Saturday, according to the official.

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This is a breaking story and will be updated.

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