First lady Jill Biden tests positive nd" case of COVID-19

First lady Jill Biden tested favorable for COVID-19 on Wednesday with an evident "rebound" infection as well as will certainly return to isolation, her office claimed in a statement.

The First Lady has actually experienced no reemergence of symptoms, and will certainly stay in Delaware where she has reinitiated isolation treatments," communications supervisor Kelsey Donohue claimed in a declaration.

"The White House Medical Unit has actually conducted call mapping and also close get in touches with have actually been notified."

The first lady initially evaluated positive recently and also was in isolation in South Carolina for five days.

She experienced light, cold-like symptoms and also was treated with the antiviral medicine Paxlovid, which has actually been connected to rebound infections.

She joined President Biden in Delaware on Sunday complying with 2 negative examinations.

The head of state likewise experienced a rebound case last month, when he evaluated positive again numerous days after leaving seclusion.

The president returned on Wednesday to the White House, where he is readied to reveal his plan to terminate approximately $20,000 in the red for countless Americans with government pupil loans.

" Consistent with CDC advice due to the fact that he is a close contact of the First Lady, he will certainly mask for 10 days when indoors and also close to others," the official said.

"We will certainly likewise keep the President's testing tempo increased as well as remain to report those results."