President Biden negative for nCoV

US President Biden announced that he was negative for nCoV after 5 days of isolation and quickly returned to face-to-face work.

“My symptoms are mild, recovery is quick and I’m feeling very well,” US President Joe Biden said in the Rose Garden of the White House today, announcing that he had tested negative for nCoV.

Biden’s doctor Kevin O’Connor previously told White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre that the 79-year-old president had taken two antigen tests on the evening of July 26 and the morning of July 27, both showing positive results. negative results.

US President Joe Biden in the Rose Garden, White House, Washington, D.C., on July 27.  Photo: AFP.

US President Joe Biden in the Rose Garden, White House, Washington, D.C., on July 27. Image: AFP.

The US President will continue to wear a mask for the next 10 days when in close contact with people to prevent the risk of spreading the virus. He also increased the frequency of nCoV testing to detect if there is a risk of re-positive.

“Let’s get back to the Oval Office. Thank you doctor for your concern and thank you to everyone for their support,” Biden wrote on Twitter.

The US President received a positive result for nCoV on July 21 and showed mild symptoms such as a runny nose, fatigue, low-grade fever and cough. He was treated with Paxlovid, an antiviral drug that can reduce the risk of hospitalization for people with Covid-19. During the self-quarantine, he still works online from the White House. The US President also shared that he wanted to quickly restore the exercise regime.

Biden had two shots of the Pfizer vaccine before taking office in January 2021, the first booster in September 2021 and the second booster on March 30.

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