US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin will attend key meetings online. (File photo: AFP)
US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has confirmed the corona virus.
The virus was confirmed in Lloyd Austin on Sunday with mild symptoms, according to Reuters. They will be quarantined at home for the next five days But at the same time we will fulfill all our responsibilities.
Lloyd Austin Have been vaccinated and have also been given a booster dose۔
He said in a statement that he had met with President Joe Biden on December 21, about a week before the onset of symptoms.
“Doctors have told me that the infection is much milder than usual because I am fully vaccinated and given a booster dose in early October.”
He added that he had requested a test for the corona virus on Sunday after experiencing symptoms during a holiday at home.
Keep in mind that the number of cases of corona virus is increasing due to the rapid spread of Omi Croen variant.
Authorities in the United States on Saturday registered at least 346,869 corona virus cases, according to Reuters.
With 377 more deaths in the United States, that number has risen to 8,28,562.
However, regarding his responsibilities, the Defense Minister said that he intends to attend important meetings and negotiations online.
But he has said that in some cases, Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hooks will represent him.