First lady Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19

Posted on AllSides September 5th, 2023
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First lady Dr. Jill Biden has tested positive for COVID-19, her communications director confirmed Monday.

"This evening, the First lady tested positive for COVID-19. She is currently experiencing only mild symptoms," Elizabeth Alexander, communications director for the First lady, said in a statement Sunday night.

Dr. Biden is expected to remain at her home in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, the rep’s statement noted.

Following Dr. Biden's positive test, President Joe Biden took a COVID test on Monday evening and tested negative, his press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said in a statement.


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