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HHS @SecBecerra has tested positive for COVID-19 again, the agency just announced. Last time he tested positive was May 18, after attending the G-7 Summit.— Ariel Cohen (@ArielCohen37) June 13, 2022
Washington — Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra has tested positive for COVID, less than 30 days since he previously contracted the virus, according to a news release from the department.
Becerra tested positive on an antigen test Monday and is experiencing mild symptoms. He also tested positive for COVID-19 on May 18 while in Europe and experienced mild symptoms then, HHS said at the time.
“This morning in Sacramento, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra tested positive for COVID-19 after taking an antigen test,” an HHS spokesperson said in a statement Monday. “He is fully vaccinated and boosted, and is experiencing mild symptoms. He will continue to perform his duties, working in isolation.