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U.S. Joint Chiefs Chairman Tests Positive for Covid-19

U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Mark Milley

U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Mark Milley

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U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Mark Milley tested positive on Sunday for Covid-19, according to a statement from the agency.

Milley, who is vaccinated and has received the booster shot, has mild symptoms and is working remotely, said Colonel Dave Butler, a spokesman for the Joint Chiefs, in a statement. Milley’s last contact with President Joe Biden was on Jan. 12 at a funeral. He had tested negative prior to attending the funeral and each day after until Sunday, according Butler.