Biden's Interior Secretary Deb Haaland is latest cabinet member to test positive for COVID-19

Haaland, who represented New Mexico in Congress before being nominated to her cabinet position, said that she is fully vaccinated with two booster shots and is experiencing mild symptoms.

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland visits the Grand Junction Air Center Complex on Friday to discuss her agency's response to wildfires and the Bureau of Land Management headquarters move to Grand Junction on Friday, 칠월 23, 2021, in Grand Junction, Colo.

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland visits the Grand Junction Air Center Complex on Friday to discuss her agency’s response to wildfires and the Bureau of Land Management headquarters move to Grand Junction on Friday, 칠월 23, 2021, in Grand Junction, Colo. (McKenzie Lange/The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel via AP)

She last tested negative during a visit to the White House 월요일에, but was not in close contact with the president, according to the Interior Department.

Secretary Haaland cancelled her West Coast travel upon feeling symptomatic,” 부서는 말했다. “She is isolating per CDC guidance and working remotely.

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Haaland hosted a clear energy roundtable in Las Vegas on Tuesday about the Biden administration’s goal of net-zero emissions by 2050.

Two members of the president’s cabinet, Attorney General Merrick Garland and Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, tested positive for COVID-19 in early April following the Gridiron Dinner in Washington, D.C.

Former White House press secretary Jen Psaki, 왼쪽, and Interior Secretary Deb Haaland participate in a press briefing at the White House, 금요일, 4 월 23, 2021, 워싱턴.

Former White House press secretary Jen Psaki, 왼쪽, and Interior Secretary Deb Haaland participate in a press briefing at the White House, 금요일, 4 월 23, 2021, 워싱턴. (AP 사진 / Evan Vucci)

카말라 해리스 부통령 tested positive later in the month, but she hadn’t been in close contact with Biden for several days.

Other members of the president’s orbit – including Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, Antony Blinken 국무 장관, 백악관 커뮤니케이션 국장 케이트 베딩필드, White House Domestic Policy Adviser Susan Rice, 그리고 미국. Army Chief of Staff Gen. James C. McConville – have also tested positive in recent weeks.

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