Psaki, who is vaccinated, said she last saw Biden outside Tuesday while wearing a mask.
“On Wednesday, in coordination with the top management of the White House and the medical team, I made the decision not to travel abroad with the president due to a family emergency in which members of my household tested positive for COVID-19,” Psaki said in a statement. declaration. “Since then, I have quarantined and tested negative (via PCR) for COVID on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. But today I tested positive for COVID.”
Psaki said she revealed the positive test result “of an abundance of transparency.” She added that she has experienced mild symptoms and works remotely.
She continued: “I plan to return to work in person at the end of the ten-day quarantine following a negative rapid test, which is an additional requirement of the White House, in addition to CDC guidance, taken out of an abundance of caution.”
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