LEWES, Del. — Jill Biden, the primary woman, left isolation after testing adverse for the coronavirus on Sunday, practically every week after she examined optimistic whereas on trip in South Carolina.
Dr. Biden had been isolating in a non-public residence there, however joined President Biden in Rehoboth, Del., on Sunday, in line with an announcement from Elizabeth Alexander, her communications director.
“After isolating for 5 days and receiving adverse outcomes from two consecutive Covid-19 checks, the primary woman will depart South Carolina later immediately for Delaware,” the assertion mentioned.
Dr. Biden had been along with her household on Kiawah Island in South Carolina when she first examined optimistic for the virus. She stayed behind whereas Mr. Biden continued on to Delaware, their residence state, the place he spent a number of days on the household’s residence in Wilmington earlier than arriving in Rehoboth Seaside on Saturday night.
The optimistic check threatened to disrupt a lot of the primary household’s trip simply weeks after Mr. Biden was pressured to delay a weekend journey to Delaware when he initially examined optimistic for the virus final month after which developed a so-called rebound case greater than every week later. He emerged from isolation two weeks in the past.
Dr. Biden, who was updated on vaccines and has acquired two booster pictures, solely skilled delicate signs, in line with her workplace. She had additionally been prescribed the antiviral tablet Paxlovid, a therapy that reduces the results of a coronavirus an infection.