The first daughter, Ashley Biden, the president’s daughter, test positive for COVID-19 as per the statement released by the officials of the White House administration. Ashley Biden who is 40 was earlier scheduled to go to Latin America this week with her mother, Jill Biden, the First lady. President Biden and his wife are not viewed as nearby contacts, as stated by Michael LaRosa, spokesperson of the First lady.
Ashley Biden, the president’s daughter, tests positive for COVID-19
Karine Jean-Pierre, White House press secretary reaffirmed on this Wednesday briefing about the news where the official said that Mr. President was not viewed as a nearby contact of Ashley as they haven’t seen each other for about a week. She didn’t have direction on when Mr. President last tested for the COVID-19.
Jean-Pierre, The white house press secretary further told to the media persons that the president tests routinely all through the week as a component of a not entirely set in stone by the President’s physician. She added that in case the president’s testing routine was to change as a result of the nearby contact, then they will inform the press but the president’s cadence hasn’t changed yet.
Due to the first daughter being positive for COVID-19, she will now no longer be part of the first lady’s trip to Latin America including Ecuador, Panama and Costa Rica, LaRosa. The first lady, Jill Biden planned to leave Wednesday evening for Quito, Ecuador.
This is the foreign trip that the first daughter has needed to exist as of late. She was viewed as a nearby contact of somebody positive for COVID-19 preceding Jill Biden’s outing to Poland, Romania, and Ukraine recently this month.
Xavier Becerra, US Health and Human Services Secretary, who is right now meeting with G-7 nation’s health authorities in Germany, additionally tested positive for the COVID-19 this Wednesday, as per the agency statement. Mr. President is also not viewed as close contact as stated by the official statement.
President Joe Biden is not considered as the close contact with his daughter Ashley Biden
The BA.2 sub-variant also said to spread around the Washington city as reported by the health officials, due to the same few groups inside the president’s internal circle have been tested positive for the COVID-19 infection lately, which includes the names of US Vice President, Mrs. Kamala Harris, Kate Bedingfield, who is White House correspondences director, Jen Psaki, who is the former press secretary and current White House press secretary Jean-Pierre also.
The president has never been considered a nearby contact. Whenever asked how this was conceivable, Jean-Pierre emphasized Wednesday that “additional insurances” are taken around gatherings with the president. Since she had a gathering with the president today, Jean-Pierre said that before her meeting she was also tested, even taken prior precautions and was masked and the meeting was also done while taking care of the social distance.
Masks are currently discretionary at the campus of the White House whereas the official meetings with the Mr. President are frequently conducted with the social distance measures as reported by the white house authorities. White House authorities have likewise focused on that Mr. President is also updated with the COVID -19 booster doses.
Somebody is viewed as a nearby contact assuming that the individual was within 6 feet of a person with affirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 for no less than 15 minutes for the 24-hour time frame, as the instructions provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention rules and guidelines.