Biden tests COVID-19 positive for seventh straight day

The Hill
The Hill
 6 days ago

President Biden tested positive for COVID-19 again on Friday and his cough is “almost completely resolved,” his physician, Kevin O’Connor, said.

Biden “continues to feel very well” despite his rebound COVID-19 infection, O’Connor wrote. Such rebound infections have been seen in some patients who take the antiviral treatment Paxlovid.

“His temperature, pulse, blood pressure, respiratory rate and oxygen saturation remain entirely normal,” O’Connor wrote. “This morning, his SARS-CoV-2 antigen testing remained positive.”

Biden is expected to continue to isolate in the White House residence until testing negative.

The president first tested positive on July 21. He ended his isolation last week before testing positive again on Saturday.

On Wednesday, the president enjoyed a “light workout” and also had no fever and his vital signs remain normal, according to O’Connor. His loose cough returned on Tuesday but was almost resolved by Friday, O’Connor said.

The White House earlier on Friday announced a trip to Kentucky, where the president would survey damage caused by deadly floods. The White House has said Biden needs to test negative in order to get out of isolation.

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debra lindh
6d ago

I respect the office not the man. I’m sorry he has Covid but with all the lies we’re being told all the time I believe it’s just a way to keep him hidden until the midterms are over

Kat Mix
6d ago

So he's positive 7 days in a row but supposed to visit Kentucky on Monday?? I'm sure the devastated families of the Appalachian floods are very grateful the DC elites are coming in to spread covid on top of everything else.

5d ago

Total lie, he could not handle the trip from Middle East and Saudi Arabia.. Which he didn't accomplish anything. What a joke we have as President..


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