Biden cleared to leave solitary confinement – RT World News
After second negative Covid test in a row, US president returns to ‘public engagement and presidential travel’
US President Joe Biden has been cleared to return to « business as usual » after the second consecutive negative Covid-19 test, White House physician Dr Kevin O’Connor said on Sunday.
On Saturday, despite testing negative, Biden remained isolated as a precaution while awaiting confirmation that he had beaten his « bounceinfection. According to O’Connor’s update on Sunday, the president’s test was negative again.
“He will safely return to public engagement and presidential travel,” O’Connor wrote. As he left the White House, Biden removed his mask and told reporters he felt fine and was « disengage » go.
The president initially tested positive for Covid-19 on July 21, despite being fully vaccinated and having received two boosters. He worked in solitary confinement for five days, while suffering from a mild cough and body aches, before testing negative last week.
However, just three days later, Biden tested positive again. O’Connor said that « a small percentage« Patients being treated for Covid-19 with Pfizer’s antiviral drug Paxlovid may suffer « Rebounding Covid Positivity– in which they seem to recover before falling ill again.
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