Omicron in US: Def Secy Lloyd Austin infected with Covid-19, symptoms mild
- Austin is the latest high-profile US official to contract Covid-19 as the Omicron variant drives a record surge in infections
- US President Joe Biden's press secretary Jen Psaki contracted Covid-19 in October
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin informed on Twitter that he tested positive for coronavirus on Monday. He said his symptoms are mild and have quarantined himself at home for five days.
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