White House spokesman Jen Psaki said that her test for coronavirus infection was positive, reports TASS.
“I took negative tests on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. However, on Sunday my test turned out to be positive, ”the agency quotes Psaki’s statement.
She said that earlier COVID-19 was confirmed by her family members. Since Wednesday, October 27, a White House spokeswoman has been in quarantine. It is emphasized that due to the situation in the family, Psaki refused to travel to Europe with the president of the country.
Psaki added that she last spoke with Joe Biden on October 26th. She noted that the communication took place on the street at a distance of about two meters. In addition, according to Psaki, both she and the head of the White House were wearing masks.
In early October, Jen Psaki called the number of deaths from COVID-19 in the United States appalling. According to the latest data, 45.9 million cases of coronavirus were detected in the United States, 745 thousand patients died.
Earlier it was reported that one of the employees of the White House was infected with COVID-19. According to the US presidential administration, the patient did not have close contact with Joe Biden.