Jill Biden Tests Negative for COVID-19

REHOBOTH BAY, Del. — First lady Jill Biden has tested negative for COVID-19 and will leave South Carolina, where she had isolated since vacationing with President Joe Biden, and rejoin him at their Delaware beach home, her office said Sunday.

On Tuesday, the White House reported that the first lady of the United States, 71, was positive for coronavirus. She, like her husband, has had twice been vaccinated. On Monday, she first noticed symptoms.

On Aug. 7, the 79-year old president was able to recover from an additional case of the virus.

Elizabeth Alexander, spokeswoman for Jill Biden said she was given the antiviral drug Paxlovid by Elizabeth Alexander and that Jill Biden was isolated from the Kiawah island vacation home for five consecutive days after receiving negative COVID-19 test results. Jill Biden intended to travel to Delaware late Sunday.

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