US First Lady Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19

Washington, August 17: U.S. First Lady Jill Biden has tested positive for Covid-19, a spokesperson said Tuesday.

Jill Biden, 71, began developing flu-like symptoms on Monday night and a PCR test came back positive, Xinhua news agency reported, citing a spokeswoman. Russia warns of direct military conflict with US, saying ‘US is acting without regard to other countries’ security and interests’.

Jill Biden, who received two vaccinations and two boosts, “experienced only mild symptoms,” so Paxlovid, an antiviral therapy developed by Pfizer and given to patients with Covid-19. A course of

The spokesperson added that the first lady of the United States will be quarantined for at least five days.

She is currently staying in a private home in South Carolina and is due to return home after two consecutive negative tests.

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