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Biden tests positive for Covid again, returns to isolation

Joe Biden has tested positive for Covid-19 for the second time and is back in isolation, his White House doctor said yesterday, the result being a positive test from the treatment the U.S. president received. said it was due to the “recovery” of
Biden is “resuming rigorous isolation procedures” because “late Saturday morning he tested positive for an antigen test” after four days of consecutive negative results, said President Physician Kevin Mr. O’Connor wrote in the memorandum.
“This actually represents a ‘rebound’ positivity,” O’Connor said, referring to situations where patients like Biden who were treated with paxlovid cleared the virus but tested positive after the course. did.
“The president has not experienced a recurrence of symptoms and remains very well. This being the case, there is no reason to resume treatment at this time,” he added.
In his tweet, Biden appeared to be trying to minimize the situation.
“Today, everyone, I tested positive for Covid again. This happens to a very small number of people,” he wrote. I’m still working and will be traveling soon.”
Biden has canceled a planned trip to Delaware and Michigan, the White House said.
The second positive test came just three days after O’Connor said Biden had tested negative and no longer needed to be quarantined since he received his first positive result on July 21.
Biden has, for the most part, been remarkably careful about adhering to Covid protocols, in contrast to his predecessor Donald Trump, who occasionally mocked people wearing masks.
“The president continues to take very great care to protect the President’s Office, the White House, the Secret Service, and other staff members who need to keep their distance (social distancing) from him. ” said O’Connor.
As the oldest U.S. president in history — he will turn 80 in November — Biden’s health is in constant focus.
On Wednesday, he ended his previous five-day Covid quarantine and appeared fine when he told support aides that his speedy recovery should prompt Americans to take advantage of free vaccines and treatment. I was.
He contrasted Trump’s seemingly rapid recovery with a more serious bout with the disease in October 2020, before a vaccine was available.
“When my predecessor contracted Covid, he had to be taken by helicopter to Walter Reed Medical Center,” Biden said. “He was seriously ill. Thankfully he recovered. I was working upstairs in the White House when I got Covid.”
He added that after being fully vaccinated and undergoing preventive testing, using the Paxlovid remedy prevented deaths and is available free of charge.
“You don’t have to be president to get these tools,” he said.
After clearing Biden from the first round of coronavirus, O’Connor said the president will wear a mask for 10 days when around other people and will be tested regularly in case he “rebounds.” I warned you to keep going.
O’Connor said Biden is generally in good health. He is fully vaccinated and has received two booster shots against coronavirus.

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