US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin quarantined himself for five days after testing positive for corona virus.
General Lloyd Austin says he had both the Corona vaccine dose and the booster shot. Therefore, their symptoms are minor and they will continue their responsibilities through the video link.
The Secretary of Defense says he has told President Joe Biden that the Corona test is positive. His last meeting with Biden was on December 21.
The Secretary of Defense says he has not been to the Pentagon since last Thursday, and that contact tracing of people he has been in contact with over the past few days has begun.