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