President Joe Biden once more examined optimistic for COVID-19 on Monday.
In a letter launched by the White Home, Dr. Kevin O’Connor, Biden’s doctor, mentioned the president is “feeling well” as he begins his week.
“Given his rebound positivity, which we reported Saturday, we continued daily monitoring,” O’Connor wrote. “This morning, as could be anticipated, his SARS-CoV-2 antigen testing remained positive.”
The letter additionally said Biden will proceed “strict isolation measures as previously described.”
The New York Occasions’ Peter Baker said Biden is having “lingering minor symptoms,” together with a “dry cough and sniffles,” in accordance with the White Home.
HuffPost has reached out to The White Home for extra data.
Biden examined optimistic for COVID-19 a second time on Saturday. He first examined optimistic for the virus on July 21 after which recovered and examined damaging a number of days later.
O’Connor mentioned Biden’s signs when he first examined optimistic included a runny nostril, fatigue and a dry cough.
In a memo despatched Saturday, O’Connor described Biden’s second optimistic analysis as a “rebound” case affecting a small share of people handled with Paxlovid, an antiviral remedy that stops the coronavirus from replicating within the physique.
“After testing negative on Tuesday evening, Wednesday morning, Thursday morning, and Friday morning, the President tested positive late Saturday morning, by antigen testing,” O’Connor mentioned. “This in fact represents ‘rebound positivity.’”
To keep away from the unfold of COVID-19, the CDC advises adults age 65 and older to get their COVID-19 vaccine and boosters, restrict in-person interactions, social distance when attainable and wash their arms, amongst different issues.