President Joe Biden tested positive for the coronavirus again on Saturday morning, the president’s physician Dr. What’s Likely to Happen, According to a Letter from Kevin O’Connor Be a Covid-19 “Rebound” Positivity Which the doctor notes is “seen in a small percentage of patients treated with Paxlovid.”
According to the White House, Biden has “no resurgence of symptoms and continues to feel fairly well” and will not resume treatment as a result. According to O’Connor, Biden tested negative on Tuesday night, Wednesday morning, Thursday morning and Friday morning before testing positive on Saturday morning.
“However, given his positive antigen test, he will resume strict isolation procedures,” notes the doctor. Biden came out of self-isolation on Wednesday after consecutive negative tests for the antigen, celebrating his return in remarks from the White House Rose Garden.
Biden, 79, said on Saturday that he is “still at work” after testing positive for Covid-19 again.
“Guys, I tested positive for COVID again today,” he wrote on Twitter. “It happens to a small minority of people. I don’t have any symptoms, but I’m going to self-isolate to protect everyone around me. I’m still at work and soon I’ll be back on the road.”
Friends, today I tested positive for COVID again.
It happens to a small minority of people.
I have no symptoms but I am going to isolate for the safety of everyone around me.
I’m still at work, and will be on the road soon.
— President Biden (@POTUS)
30 July 2022
Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre wrote that Biden is “asymptomatic, feeling well and working in isolation from residence to protect others.”
The US president received his first two doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine before his inauguration in January 2021, his first booster shot in September and his second booster shot on 30 March.