US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin attends a news conference in Riga, Latvia on August 10. Photo:  EPA-EFE
US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin attends a news conference in Riga, Latvia on August 10. Photo: EPA-EFE

US defence chief Lloyd Austin positive for Covid-19 for second time

  • The Pentagon head, who is vaccinated and received 2 boosters, says he is experiencing mild symptoms and will quarantine at home
  • Austin’s last in-person contact with President Joe Biden was on July 29

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin attends a news conference in Riga, Latvia on August 10. Photo:  EPA-EFE
US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin attends a news conference in Riga, Latvia on August 10. Photo: EPA-EFE
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