The first lady of the United States, Jill Biden, has been diagnosed with COVID-19, according to an announcement from the White House on Monday. The first lady’s symptoms are reported to be mild. He had last contracted the virus in August of the previous year. The news comes shortly before President Joe Biden attends the G20 summit in India.
President Biden, who tested negative for COVID-19 after his wife’s diagnosis, last tested positive in July 2022. He will continue to get regular tests throughout the week and monitor his symptoms . Despite the first lady’s diagnosis, President Biden’s upcoming schedule confirms that he will proceed with his trip to New Delhi on Thursday for the G20 summit, followed by a flight to Hanoi on Sunday.
The president will spend the next few days at his home in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, where the first lady will also remain in isolation, according to Elizabeth Alexander, communications director for the first lady.
The news adds another level of scrutiny to President Biden’s 2024 re-election campaign, where his age has already been a point of contention. At 80, he is the oldest sitting president to seek re-election, sparking debate about his fitness for office. However, the president’s allies maintain that he is still capable of serving another term.
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