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First lady Jill Biden has tested positive for COVID-19 once again in a rebound case, the White House announced Wednesday.
The first lady had tested negative for three consecutive days on Tuesday, but tested positive once again on Wednesday. Biden’s rebound case comes weeks after President Biden himself had the same turn of events.
“After testing negative on Tuesday, just now, the first lady has tested positive for COVID-19 by antigen testing. This represents a ‘rebound’ positivity,” the first lady’s deputy communications director, Kelsey Donohue, said in a statement.
“The first lady has experienced no reemergence of symptoms, and will remain in Delaware where she has reinitiated isolation procedures. The White House Medical Unit has conducted contact tracing and close contacts have been notified,” Donohue continued.
Both Bidens experienced minor-to-moderate symptoms during their first infections. Doctors treated the virus with Paxlovid in both cases. The president also reported few-to-no symptoms during his rebound case.
It is not uncommon for those treated with Paxlovid to…