WASHINGTON, August 16. /TASS/. US first lady Jill Biden has tested positive for COVID-19, her press office announced on Tuesday.
As the press release noted, on Monday the wife of the US president took a COVID test, which showed a negative result. That evening, the first lady of the United States developed cold-like symptoms. "She tested negative again on a rapid antigen test, but a PCR test came back positive," the release said. The press office also added that Jill Biden was fully vaccinated and revaccinated twice. She is experiencing mild COVID-19 symptoms.
According to the White House, US President Joe Biden also tested negative for COVID-19. However, the press office stressed that due to the fact that he had been in close contact with the first lady, he would wear a mask for the next 10 days when indoors or in close proximity to others.