President Joe Biden tests negative for Covid-19 after rebound case

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President Joe Biden tested negative for Covid-19 but will continue to self-isolate, White House says.

Biden ‘continues to feel great’, White House doctor Kevin O’Connor said in a memorandum Saturday. Despite his negative antigen test, “with great caution, the president will continue his strict isolation measures pending a second negative test,” O’Connor said.

Biden, who is fully vaccinated and received two boosters, tested positive for Covid for the first time on July 21 so what tested positive for the second time in a “rebound” case a week ago.

O’Connor had previously warned of the potential of a rebound of positive test resultsa phenomenon among a small percentage of patients who, like Biden, used the antiviral drug Paxlovid as part of their treatment.

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