FILE - President Joe Biden listens during a meeting with CEOs in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington, Thursday, July 28, 2022. President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 again Saturday, July 30, slightly more than three days after he was cleared to exit coronavirus isolation, the White House said, in a rare case of ???rebound??? following treatment with an anti-viral drug. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Biden still testing positive after rebound Covid-19 case but 'continues to feel well,' White House says


Biden, who emerged from isolation earlier last week after testing negative on rapid antigen tests starting Tuesday, “will continue to conduct the business of the American people from the Executive Residence,” O’Connor writes, continuing “to be very specifically conscientious to protect any of the Executive Residence, White House, Secret Service, and other staff whose duties require any (albeit socially distanced) proximity to him.”

A White House official said Sunday that Biden, 79, had six close contacts prior to the positive test a day earlier that sent him back into isolation. None of those contacts have since tested positive, the official said.

Sunday is considered “day one” of positivity in the President’s latest isolation period.

When Biden first tested positive on July 21, there were 17 individuals who were considered close contacts. None ended up testing positive.

Out of concern over a rebound infection, officials had worked last week to limit Biden’s exposure to others,…

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