Mar 13, 2022 - Health

Barack Obama tests positive for COVID-19

Barack Obama

Barack Obama in November 2021. Photo: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Former President Barack Obama has tested positive for COVID-19, he announced on Twitter on Sunday.

What they're saying: "I’ve had a scratchy throat for a couple days, but am feeling fine otherwise. Michelle and I are grateful to be vaccinated and boosted, and she has tested negative," the 60-year-old former president wrote.

  • "It’s a reminder to get vaccinated if you haven’t already, even as cases go down."
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