Washington: Barnaby Joyce, the Deputy Prime Minister of Australia has tested positive for Covid-19 in Washington, DC. Joyce reached the United States on Tuesday after a visit to Britain.
Barnaby Joyce had been vaccinated against Covid-19 and he had taken the test after experiencing mild symptoms. Barnaby Joyce is under self-isolation. The remaining members of his delegation have tested negative.
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Meanwhile, 8 new Omicron cases were reported in New South Wales in Australia. Thus the overall Omicron cases surged to 42.
— Barnaby Joyce (@Barnaby_Joyce) December 8, 2021