US First Lady Jill Biden tests positive for Covid-19

She is to stay at a private residence in South Carolina

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Published: Tue 16 Aug 2022, 5:47 PM

Last updated: Tue 16 Aug 2022, 5:57 PM

US First Lady Jill Biden has testified positive for Covid-19, her communications director Elizabeth Alexander said on Tuesday.

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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