Rehoboth Beach, Delaware (AP) — President Joe Biden ended his recent COVID-19 quarantine on Sunday, leaving the White House for the first time since contracting the coronavirus last month to travel with the first Mrs. Jill Biden reunites. Their home state of Delaware.
President tests negative On Saturday, clearing the way out of a longer-than-expected quarantine as the virus rebounds. White House physician Dr. Kevin O’Connor in his latest update Biden is “very cautious” that he will continue his “strict quarantine measures” pending a second negative test. The White House on Sunday did not say whether the president had a second negative test and had not provided O’Connor’s new report since noon Saturday.
“I feel good,” Biden said before boarding Marine One outside the White House.
The Bidens are expected to spend the day at Rehoboth Beach, a popular resort.
Biden initially tests positive On July 21, he started taking the antiviral drug Paxlovid, which aims to reduce the likelihood of the virus causing serious illness. Biden’s vitals remained normal during the infection, but his symptoms included a runny nose, cough, sore throat and body aches, according to his doctor.
After days of quarantine, Biden tested negative during speeches on July 26 and July 27 In the Rose Garden, Americans were told that if they received a booster shot, they could “live without fear” and that if they got sick, they could test themselves for the virus and seek treatment.
But Biden found a rare case of a COVID-19 rebound on July 30, forcing him to quarantine again.He occasionally speaks from the balcony of the White House, such as when he flagged the killing of an al Qaeda leader Or a strong jobs report.
He continued to test positive until Saturday when he received his first negative result. While the president quarantines at the White House residence, the first lady remains in Delaware.
Bidens set to visit Kentucky on Monday View flood damage and meet family members.