S first woman Jill Biden has examined constructive for Covid-19 after growing cold-like signs late on Monday night.
After testing unfavourable earlier on Monday as a part of her common testing cadence, a later PCR check taken after she developed signs got here again constructive, spokeswoman Elizabeth Alexander stated.
President Joe Biden examined unfavourable for Covid-19 on Tuesday on an antigen check, White Home Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre stated on Twitter.
As a result of President Biden is taken into account an in depth contact of the primary woman in line with CDC steerage, he’ll put on a masks for 10 days when indoors and when in shut proximity to others, Ms Jean-Pierre stated.
“We will even improve the President’s testing cadence and report these outcomes,” she stated.
Jill Biden is experiencing gentle signs and has been prescribed a course of Paxlovid, Ms Alexander stated.
The primary woman is at the moment in South Carolina the place the Bidens have been on trip. She’s going to return house after she receives two consecutive unfavourable Covid exams, Ms Alexander stated.
Mr Biden recovered from a rebound case of the virus on August 7.