President Biden examined unfavorable for COVID-19 on Wednesday and can take a look at once more earlier than he heads to India the next day for the Group of 20 (G20) summit, days after first woman Jill Biden examined optimistic for the coronavirus.
The president’s unfavorable take a look at Wednesday morning follows unfavorable exams Monday night time and Tuesday.
“He’s not experiencing any signs, which after all is an effective factor,” press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre stated.
“The primary woman is doing nicely [and] stays in Delaware, which can also be a very good factor,” she added, after telling reporters the day prior that Jill Biden was experiencing “gentle signs.”
Jean-Pierre stated Biden shall be testing “repeatedly” as he heads to India and Vietnam and that the White Home will let reporters learn about unfavorable exams, however she didn’t define what the testing cadence shall be.
“All vacationers who’re going to India shall be examined, together with the president,” she stated, including “there’s no change” when requested if the journey is certainly set to occur.
Biden is slated to depart Washington on Thursday afternoon for the G20 summit in New Delhi, the place he’ll keep for 3 days after which journey to Vietnam to satisfy with leaders there.
Jean-Pierre stated she had no contingency plans to announce within the occasion the president examined optimistic.
The press secretary Wednesday had instructed reporters that Biden shall be masking whereas indoors and whereas round individuals, in alignment with Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention steerage. Biden later that day awarded the Medal of Honor to a Vietnam-era Military helicopter pilot, and he took off his masks throughout a portion of the occasion.
When questioned on the dearth of masking, Jean-Pierre stated Biden had examined unfavorable just a few hours earlier than the occasion and left the occasion when there was a pause in this system to attenuate being round attendees.
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