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5/4, 9:53 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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US Secretary of State Blinken tests positive for Covid

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken tested positive for COVID-19, a statement released by the United States Department of State said on Wednesday.

"The Secretary is fully vaccinated and boosted against the virus and is experiencing only mild symptoms," reads the statement, while adding that Blinken "has not seen President Biden in person for several days, and the President is not considered a close contact according to guidelines by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)."

In addition, the Secretary will remain in isolation at his residence and maintain a virtual work schedule. He tested negative on Tuesday and again this morning.

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