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US First Lady Infects Coronavir

 

US First Lady Jill Biden's office announced on Tuesday that tests had tested positive for coronavirus.    Jill Biden's office manager, Elizabeth Alexander, said in a statement that the first lady's routine test result on Monday came back negative, "and then she developed cold-like symptoms on Monday night."




US First Lady Jill Biden's office announced on Tuesday that tests had tested positive for coronavirus.


Jill Biden's office manager, Elizabeth Alexander, said in a statement that the first lady's routine test result on Monday came back negative, "and then she developed cold-like symptoms on Monday night."


"The rapid test result (RPCR) came back negative, but the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test came back positive," she added, stressing that "the first lady is fully inoculated and she has two enhanced doses."


"The first lady has mild symptoms and will start taking the antiviral drug Paxlovid," she said, noting that "Biden is currently in a private residence in South Carolina and will return home after receiving two consecutive negative COVID tests."


Jill Biden has been infected with the virus nearly two weeks after President Joe Biden recovered from an "aftershock" from the coronavirus.


Recoveries can be recorded in patients taking the drug "paxlovide" when a patient's test results are negative for the virus, and then a positive test result appears again a few days later.


Pentagon: US Secretary of Defense infected with coronavirus


  • The Defense Department announced Monday that U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has tested positive for the coronavirus.
  • The Pentagon added that it was the second time this year the secretary had contracted the virus.
  • The department noted that his last personal contact with President Joe Biden was on July 29.


It is worth mentioning that Biden was first diagnosed with coronavirus on July 21, and after completing his five-day course of treatment for the disease, the US president returned to public quarantine two days after announcing his recovery, as he tested positive for coronavirus for the second time.


On January 3, 2022, Lloyd Austin announced he had contracted the coronavirus.


  • He said in several tweets on Twitter that he had developed symptoms while at his home on holiday
  • and that he had self-isolated at home after knowing it.
  • He reported at the time that he had mild symptoms and followed the instructions of his doctor.


The US Defense Secretary said in January that he had received two doses of the coronavirus vaccine and a booster dose in early October 2021, which made the symptoms mild.