Biden tests negative for Covid again Wednesday, days after exposure to person who tested positive
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden received a negative coronavirus test result on Wednesday, days after he was exposed to a staffer who later test positive for the virus.
Biden was in close contact with a “mid-level staffer” on Friday who later received a positive test result on Monday morning. The aide spent about 30 minutes near the president on Air Force One on the way from South Carolina to Philadelphia, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said on Monday.
The person, who is vaccinated and boosted, had tested negative for Covid ahead of travel on Air Force One and did not experience symptoms until Sunday, Psaki said.
Biden was wearing a mask the entire time he was around the staffer who later tested positive, sources told NBC.
The president is fully vaccinated and boosted.
CNBC’s Mike Calia contributed to this report from New York.
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