- Lloyd Austin has isolated himself
- Austin advised people who came in contact to get tested
- He will do all the further meetings online
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said that he has been found infected with the corona virus and has minor symptoms of infection. Austin informed about his infection in a statement on Sunday night and told that he has isolated himself.
He said that in the coming week, he would attend as many meetings as possible through ‘digital’ medium. He said, “I have informed the President (Joe Biden) and my team that I have been found infected.”
Austin said, “My staff personnel have started tracing the people who came in contact with me and are investigating all the people who came in contact with me last week.” Austin (68) said. Told that he has been fully vaccinated and he also took a ‘booster’ dose in October. “Vaccines are beneficial. I encourage everyone to take the ‘booster’ dose,” he said.