Wednesday August 17, 2022

U.S. First Lady Jill Biden Tests Positive for COVID-19

WASHINGTON: U.S. first lady Jill Biden has tested positive for COVID-19, her communications director Elizabeth Alexander said.

After testing negative for COVID-19 on Monday during her regular testing cadence, the first lady began to develop cold-like symptoms late in the evening. She tested negative again on a rapid antigen test, but a PCR test came back positive, the spokeswoman said.

President Joe Biden tested negative for COVID-19 on Tuesday, the White House said.

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