Aug 21, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Jill Biden tests negative for COVID, ends isolation

Jill Biden speaks while Joe looks on

Jill Biden speaks as President Biden looks on at the White House on July 4 in Washington, D.C. Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images

First lady Jill Biden has ended her period of isolation after testing negative for COVID-19, her communications director, Elizabeth Alexander, said in a statement Sunday.

Driving the news: The first lady tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday and experienced mild symptoms.

What they're saying: "After isolating for five days and receiving negative results from two consecutive COVID-19 tests, the First Lady will depart South Carolina later today for Delaware," Alexander said in the statement, CNN reported.

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