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White House reports Biden tested positive for Covid-19

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Presidente americano, que foi vacinado contra a Covid-19 e também recebeu duas doses de reforço, tem sintomas “muito leves” da doença, segundo porta-voz da Casa Branca

American President, who was vaccinated against Covid-19 and also received two booster shots, has “very mild” symptoms of disease, according to White House spokesperson| Photo: EFE/EPA/Yuri Gripas

The President of the United States, Joe Biden, has tested positive for Covid-10 this Thursday (13) and has “very mild” symptoms of the disease, said Karine Jean-Pierre, spokeswoman of the White House, in a statement.

Biden, who was vaccinated against the disease and also received two booster shots, began treatment with the oral antiretroviral drug Paxlovid, will remain in isolation at the White House and will continue to work.

Regarding this, Jean- Pierre explained that the American president has already been in contact by phone with members of his team and will participate in several meetings by phone or videoconference from his residence.

According to White House protocol, which goes beyond s recommendations from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Biden, of 64 years, will remain in isolation until he tests negative for Covid.

The White House has promised daily updates on Biden’s health as he continues to work . The White House medical unit will also contact everyone who has been close to the American president, including congressmen and media professionals he has met in recent days.

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