Joint Chiefs Chairman Mark Milley, who is fully vaccinated *and boosted* tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday and is experiencing symptoms.
Milley, 63, was with Joe Biden on Wednesday at the funeral of Gen. Raymond Odierno.
According to Joint Chiefs spokesman Col. Dave Butler, Milley is in isolation and working remotely.
ABC News reported:
Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark Milley has tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing very minor symptoms, a spokesperson said Monday. The Marine Corps said its commandant, Gen. David Berger, also has COVID-19.
Milley, who has received the vaccine and a booster shot, tested positive on Sunday, Joint Chiefs spokesperson Col. Dave Butler said in a statement. Milley was isolating himself and working remotely from a location where he can perform all his duties, Butler said.
Milley’s most recent contact with President Joe Biden was on Wednesday at the funeral of Gen. Raymond Odierno, who died of cancer in October. Milley, 63, tested negative several days before the contact with Biden and every day after until Sunday, the Joint Chiefs statement said.
Fully vaccinated and boosted Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin tested positive for Covid earlier this month.