By MATTHEW LEE, AP Diplomatic Author
WASHINGTON (AP) — State Division spokesman Ned Worth has examined optimistic for COVID-19 and can be self-quarantining for the subsequent 10 days.
Worth, who’s vaccinated, stated he examined optimistic for coronavirus on Monday morning after getting back from New York, the place he attended the annual UN Common Meeting assembly with Secretary of State Antony Blinken final week. Worth stated his signs had been comparatively gentle. It was not instantly clear if Blinken might have been uncovered to illness.
“After experiencing signs for the primary time this morning, I examined optimistic for COVID-19 shortly thereafter, & will now quarantine for the subsequent 10 days,” Worth stated in a tweet. “I’m feeling beneath the climate however am grateful for the safety from extreme sickness provided by protected and efficient vaccines.”
In New York, Worth attended quite a few occasions with Blinken, together with conferences with overseas ministers and senior officers from greater than 60 international locations. Blinken and Worth had been half of a giant U.S. delegation to the Common Meeting that included dozens of senior diplomats. There have been no different reviews of optimistic checks within the delegation.
Blinken is because of journey to Pittsburgh later this week for an U.S.-EU commerce and Expertise convention after which subsequent week to Europe, California and Mexico. There was no indication that both journey could be postponed.
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