WASHINGTON, Sep. 5 (AFP) - US First Lady Jill Biden on Monday tested positive for Covid-19, the White House said. President Joe Biden tested negative.
The 72-year-old first lady is experiencing "only mild symptoms," her office said, and will remain in the couple's home in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.
Jill Biden last tested positive for Covid a year ago.
President Biden, 80, was administered a Covid test Monday evening and tested negative, the White House said, adding that he will continue regular testing and monitor for symptoms.
The United States has been experiencing a rise in Covid cases and hospitalizations in recent weeks.