Jen Psaki (White House Press Secretary) has tested positive for Covid-19 following spending time with her family. She announced this Sunday via Twitter.
Jen Psaki, White House press secretary, speaks during a briefing at the White House on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) ASSOCIATED PRESS
The Key Facts
Psaki claimed she is vaccinated and said that she was last seen with President Biden Tuesday when they were outside, sitting six feet apart, wearing masks. Psaki was informed she had been exposed to the virus Wednesday. She tested negative on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. A PCR test on Sunday revealed a positive result. After a 10-day quarantine, and a negative test result, the 42-year-old press secretary said that she is experiencing mild symptoms. She will continue working from home.
Psaki also tweeted, "Thank you for getting vaccinated," along with her statement.
Psaki was the first public test positive for coronavirus in the Biden administration. Kamala Harris, Vice President of Biden Administration, recently received a booster dose.
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