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First lady Jill Biden tests positive for COVID

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(Oliver Contreras/The New York Times via AP, Pool)

(WASHINGTON, DC)- First lady Jill Biden has tested positive for COVID-19 according to a statement made by her staff members.

Communications director Elizabeth Alexander, reported that the First Lady tested negative early Monday but when she began feeling ill, she took both a rapid antigen test and a PCR test.

The rapid test came back with a negative result but the PCR test came back positive.

According to her office, the First lady is experiencing cold-like symptoms and will be treated with an antiviral pill Paxlovid.

She plans to isolate for at least five days in the family’s South Carolina home.

The news comes just after her husband President Joe Biden recovered from the illness.

Like the President, Jill Biden is double fully vaccinated and twice boosted.

President Biden was said to have had mild symptoms.