Status Check:

Jill Biden: Tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday. Currently, she’s at the family’s Rehoboth Beach home in Delaware with mild symptoms.

President Joe Biden: Tested negative. Spent Sunday with the First Lady, and began work week in DC.

Recent Travels: Over the weekend, the Bidens were in Florida assessing hurricane damage before heading to their Delaware beach home.

Official Remarks:

>   Elizabeth Alexander, Jill’s spokesperson: “This evening, the First Lady tested positive for COVID-19. She is currently experiencing only mild symptoms. She will remain at their home in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.”

>   WH Press Secretary, Karine Jean-Pierre: ‘Following the First Lady’s positive test for COVID-19, President Biden was administered a COVID test this evening. The President tested negative.’

Looking Back: Jill Biden had a previous encounter with COVID in August last year at Kiawah Island, South Carolina.

Upcoming Schedule:

Joe Biden: Slated for the G20 summit in New Delhi on Thursday. First Lady will not be accompanying.

On Public Precautions: Neither of the Bidens have been seen wearing masks in public lately. Dr. Anthony Fauci highlighted mixed data on mask efficacy at a larger scale, but noted possible individual protection.

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