Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19, in case of 'rebound positivity': White House

President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden disembark Marine One at Charleston Executive Airport, South Carolina, on August 10, 2022.
President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden disembark Marine One at Charleston Executive Airport, South Carolina, on August 10, 2022. Photo credit NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images

First lady Jill Biden has tested positive for COVID-19, her spokeswoman said Wednesday afternoon.

"After testing negative on Tuesday, just now, the First Lady has tested positive for COVID-19 by antigen testing," Deputy Communications Director Kelsey Donohue said in a statement. "This represents a 'rebound' positivity. The First Lady has experienced no reemergence of symptoms, and will remain in Delaware where she has reinitiated isolation procedures."

Donohue said the White House Medical Unit has conducted contact tracing and close contacts have been notified.

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