Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg will self-quarantine for 14 days after a member of his security detail tested positive for COVID-19.
Buttigieg came into close contact with the agent as recently as Monday morning, according to a statement from the Secretary's chief of staff Laura Schiller, CNN reports.
Buttigieg, who has tested negative for coronavirus, has already had his first vaccine shot and will have the second after his quarantine ends.
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, who has gotten the first vaccine dose, will quarantine for 14 days after a member of his security detail tested positive, his chief of staff tells @gregorywallace. He was considered a close contact and has tested negative.
— Kaitlan Collins (@kaitlancollins) February 8, 2021
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