Jill Biden tests positive for rebound-COVID, Joe Biden negative

The White House said she had a rebound case of the virus after an initial recovery.

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. – First Lady Jill Biden has tested positive again for COVID-19 in an apparent “rebound” case after initially testing negative for the virus over the weekend.

President Joe Biden, who spent three days with his wife at their vacation home in Rehoboth Beach, Del., continues to test negative, the White House said. He also suffered a rebound case earlier this month after initially recovering from the virus.

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Biden’s deputy communications director, Kelsey Donohue, said she has experienced “no recurrence of symptoms and will remain in Delaware, where she has resumed isolation procedures.” She added, “The White House medical department has been conducting contact tracing and close contacts have been notified.”

Jill Biden, 71, was prescribed the antiviral drug Paxlovid, which has shown itself to be highly effective in preventing serious illness and death in those at highest risk of COVID-19, but a minority of those prescribed the drug experienced a rebound -Fall of the virus a few days after her initial recovery.

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The first lady’s rebound case comes on a busy day for the White House as President Biden prepares to announce his plan to write off some student debt. He shared some details early Wednesday, with remarks scheduled for the afternoon.

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Laura Coffey

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