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President Joe Biden tests positive for COVID-19

Jul 21, 2022, 7:41 AM

President Joe Biden speaks to members of the media after exiting Air Force One, Wednesday, July 20,...

President Joe Biden speaks to members of the media after exiting Air Force One, Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Biden is returning from a trip to Somerset, Mass., where he spoke about climate change. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

In a statement this morning, Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre announced that President Joe Biden has tested positive for COVID-19.

The president is fully vaccinated and has received two boosters. Currently, he is reported to only be having mild symptoms.

He will continue to participate in meetings and planning business as he isolates at the White House.

“Out of an abundance of transparency, the White House will provide a daily update on the President’s status as he continues to carry out the full duties of the office while in isolation,” Jean-Pierre’s statement said.

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