The office of First Lady Jill Biden has now released a statement confirming the worst fears of many:
She has now tested positive for Covid-19.
As ABC News reports:
First lady Jill Biden has tested positive for COVID-19, according to her office.
Jill Biden tested negative on Monday during her routine testing, and then developed “cold-like symptoms” Monday night, according to her communications director, Elizabeth Alexander.
“She tested negative again on a rapid antigen test, but a PCR test came back positive,” Alexander said in a statement.…President Biden first tested positive for COVID-19 on July 21, experiencing symptoms including a cough and sore throat. He isolated and completed a five-day course of Paxlovid before testing negative. He then experienced a rebound infection, testing positive again. On Aug. 6, the president’s doctor said Biden had received a negative test and was clear to break his isolation.