White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki tested positive for the corona virus for the second time in five months on Tuesday, a day before she was scheduled to join President Biden on a diplomatic trip to Europe.
On Tuesday morning Ms Zaki tested positive for the virus, which came back positive, she said in a statement, adding that she would not join Mr Biden and top officials at the NATO summit, where the president would press allies to use more economics. Sanctions to punish Russia for occupation of Ukraine.
On Monday, Mr. Ms Zaki said there had been two meetings with Fiden and that they were socially estranged and that he and the president were not considered to be in close contact. Guidance of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC defines close contact at a distance of less than six feet from an infected person for a total of 15 minutes or more in 24 hours.
Mr. Biden tested negative for the virus on Tuesday, Ms Zaki said in her statement.
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“Thanks to the vaccine, I only experienced mild symptoms,” he said. “In conjunction with the White House’s GOID-19 protocol, I will work from home and plan to return to work in person at the end of a five – day isolation period and a negative test.”
Mrs. Saki’s positive case comes at a time when the White House is struggling with a prolonged two – year epidemic of epidemics, including the resumption of the presidency’s routine, including overseas travel.
Management has faced a series of positive lawsuits in recent days. Last week, Doug Mhoff, husband of Vice President Kamala Harris, Positive test. Mrs. Harris stood with Mr. Biden as he signed a bill that day. The vice president was negative in Sunday’s test, her spokeswoman Sabrina Singh said on Tuesday.
During his weekly meetings with the Prime Minister of Ireland, Michael Martin, Mr. According to White House officials, President Mr. He was in a gala the night before with Martin, but was not in close contact with him.
Hillary Clinton also announced a positive test result on Tuesday. Writes on Twitter She says she “feels good” even though she has “some mild cold symptoms”. He said former President Bill Clinton was negative in the test but isolated.
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When there are virus cases in the United States Have been in decline, The highly contagious Omicron subspecies known as BA.2 is rapidly spreading in China and parts of Europe. A senior World Health Organization official in the region said the increase in cases in Europe was partly due to government officials easing precautionary measures too quickly. Said Hans Glck. Said Tuesday.
However, White House officials said they were focused on bringing the United States back to normalcy, and that the White House had not re-imposed masked orders or capabilities to mitigate the spread of the virus.
CDC Released guidelines last month Suggested that most Americans could stop wearing masks, and even before that, governors across the country had moved themselves to regain epidemic controls.
Ms Zaki’s positive test announcement came just minutes after she was scheduled to give a daily press conference with National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan. On Tuesday, she and Mr. White House officials said Sullivan was not thought to be in close contact.
Officials said Ms Pitney did not meet Tuesday.
Chris Meeker, Deputy Press Secretary of the White House, completed the conference for Ms. Sackie. During a daily news conference on Monday, he said that none of the members of the media were considered to be in close contact with Ms. Saki.
Principal Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, Mr. The White House has said it will travel to Europe with Biden.
Of Ms. Pisaki Last positive test, Came in October, as the White House was preparing for an international tour. He abandoned his trip to Europe after learning that his family members were infected with the virus. His own positive test came a few days later.
Emily Cochrane Contributed report.