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Biden recovers from COVID-19 

Mr Biden tested positive last Thursday and was said to have experienced “very mild symptoms’’.

• July 27, 2022
U.S. President Joe Biden
U.S. President Joe Biden

U.S. President Joe Biden is leaving his COVID-19 isolation after testing negative twice, the White House said.

Mr Biden tested positive last Thursday and was said to have experienced “very mild symptoms’’.

He went into isolation and was given a five-day course of Paxlovid, a Coronavirus treatment medication.

In a letter, White House physician Kevin O’Connor said that the 79-year-old president tested negative on Tuesday night and again on Wednesday morning.

“His symptoms have been steadily improving and are almost completely resolved,’’ Mr O’Connor wrote.


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