Jill Biden, The First Lady, Has Tested Positive For Covid-19

Monday night, she got “cold-like symptoms.” According to her office, First Lady Jill Biden tested positive for COVID-19 while on vacation with the president and his family.

According to her communications director, Elizabeth Alexander, Jill Biden tested negative during routine testing on Monday and then got “cold-like symptoms” Monday night.

“She tested negative again on a fast antigen test, but a PCR test came back positive,” Alexander said Tuesday morning in a statement. President Joe Biden landed at Joint Base Andrews Tuesday

afternoon after returning from vacation and telling reporters that his wife is “doing good.” “She has to quarantine, and then she may come home,” he added.

Jill Biden, who has been twice vaccinated and twice boosted, has “minimal symptoms,” according to Alexander. Jill Biden was given the antiviral medication Paxlovid

On July 21, President Biden tested positive for COVID-19, exhibiting symptoms such as a cough and sore throat. He was isolated and took Paxlovid for five days before testing negative.

He later developed a relapse and tested positive once more. On August 6, the president’s doctor announced that Biden had obtained a negative test and was free to go.

According to the White House, President Biden, who was on vacation with his wife and family on Kiawah Island, South Carolina, is considered a close contact

The president tested negative for COVID-19 on Tuesday morning, and his testing will be expanded as a result of the first lady’s positive test.