Biden Covid-19 test

US President Joe Biden speaks before signing two bills aimed at combating fraud in the COVID-19 small business relief programs at the White House in Washington, DC, on 5 August, 2022. Photo: Evan Vucci / POOL / AFP

‘Very well’: President Biden tests negative for Covid-19

US President Joe Biden tested negative after second bout of Covid-19 and he is now feeling very well as reported by his physician O’Connor

Biden Covid-19 test

US President Joe Biden speaks before signing two bills aimed at combating fraud in the COVID-19 small business relief programs at the White House in Washington, DC, on 5 August, 2022. Photo: Evan Vucci / POOL / AFP

US President Joe Biden on Saturday tested negative for Covid-19, days after coming down with a second bout of the illness.

“The President continues to feel very well,” “This morning, his SARS-CoV-2 antigen testing was negative.”

Biden’s physician Kevin O’Connor said in a statement.

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President Biden tests negative after second bout of Covid-19

Biden, who at 79 is the oldest person to hold the US presidency, has been in quarantine for the past week, after testing positive for the virus following an initial recovery in what is known as a “rebound” case.

O’Connor said Biden will continue to isolate pending a second negative test “in an abundance of caution.”

According to Biden’s official schedule he is set to travel to the southern state of Kentucky, the scene of devastating floods, on Monday.

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