Joe Biden Wins 2020 U.S. Election: Celebrities React
The 79-year-old U.S. chief and his doctor, Dr. Kevin O’Connor, introduced the information on July 30. “People, at present I examined optimistic for COVID once more,” Biden wrote on Twitter. “This occurs with a small minority of oldsters. I’ve received no signs however I’m going to isolate for the security of everybody round me. I am nonetheless at work, and might be again on the street quickly.”
In a statement launched by the White Home, O’Connor stated, “As described final week, acknowledging the potential for so-called ‘rebound’ COVID positivity noticed in a small share of sufferers handled with Paxlovid, the President elevated his testing cadence, each to guard folks round him and to guarantee early detection of any return of viral replication,” referring to an oral antiviral therapy prescribed to eligible COVID-19 sufferers.
“After testing adverse on Tuesday night, Wednesday morning, Thursday morning and Friday morning, the President examined optimistic late Saturday morning, by antigen testing,” the assertion continued. “This in truth represents ‘rebound’ positivity.”
Biden, who first tested positive for COVID-19 9 days in the past, “has skilled no reemergence of signs, and continues to really feel fairly nicely,” O’Connor stated, including, “This being the case, there isn’t a motive to reinitiate therapy right now, however we’ll clearly proceed shut statement. Nonetheless, given his optimistic antigen check, he’ll reinitiate strict isolation procedures.”
He continued, “As I’ve staged beforehand, the President continues to be very particularly conscientious to guard any of the Government Residence, White Home, Secret Service and different workers whose duties require any (albeit socially distanced) proximity to him.”
On Wednesday, July 27, after testing adverse for COVID-19, Biden stepped out to the White Home Rose Backyard to talk about his expertise with the virus.
“My signs had been gentle, my restoration was fast and I am feeling nice,” he said. “Once I received COVID, I labored from upstairs of the White Home…[for] that five-day interval. The distinction is vaccinations, in fact.”
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