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Tue Oct 19, 2021, 02:21 PM

Homeland Security secretary tests positive for Covid-19

Source: CNN

(CNN)Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, who is vaccinated, tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday morning, according to department spokesperson Marsha Espinosa.

"Secretary Mayorkas tested positive this morning for the COVID-19 virus after taking a test as part of routine pre-travel protocols. Secretary Mayorkas is experiencing only mild congestion; he is fully vaccinated and will isolate and work at home per CDC protocols and medical advice. Contact tracing is underway," Espinosa said in a statement.

The secretary was scheduled to travel to Colombia along with Secretary of State Antony Blinken, but he is now working from home.

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/19/politics/homeland-security-secretary-mayorkas-covid-positive/index.html

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TheProle Oct 2021 OP
cilla4progress Oct 2021 #1
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onetexan Oct 2021 #3
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Response to TheProle (Original post)

Tue Oct 19, 2021, 02:31 PM

1. WTF..

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Response to TheProle (Original post)

Tue Oct 19, 2021, 02:33 PM

2. Let's hope Blinken is safe.

Does it say if he was exposed by this?

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Response to TheProle (Original post)

Tue Oct 19, 2021, 02:40 PM

3. Sec. Mayorkas is vaccinated. W be ok.

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Response to onetexan (Reply #3)

Tue Oct 19, 2021, 06:27 PM

4. Remember, The Vaccine Is A Protection

Not an impenetrable shield against the virus.

I hope he gets better soon.

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Response to COL Mustard (Reply #4)

Wed Oct 20, 2021, 10:29 AM

5. Yes siree im well aware

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