Jen Psaki, White House White House spokeswoman, is positive on Covid October 31, 2021 by Review Guruu Photo: Kevin Dietsch / Getty Images Jen Psaki, a spokeswoman for Joe Biden at the White House, said Sunday she was positive on Covid-19. Related: Joe Biden rejects bad polls and says the domestic agenda will be adopted Psaki, 42, did not travel with Biden to Rome, for the G20 summit, from where the president is scheduled to travel to Glasgow for the Cop26 climate talks. In a statement, Psaki said she stayed in the U.S. “because of a family emergency in which members of my household tested positive for Covid-19. I have been quarantined ever since and tested negative for PCR on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.” on Covid.But today I was positive on Covid. “Although I have not had close personal contact with the President or senior White House staff since Wednesday and the test was negative four days after the last contact, I reveal today’s positive test due to the abundance of transparency.” The news of a positive test for such a close presidential aide came just over a year after the outbreak at the White House reached then-President Donald Trump, who was forced to spend time in the hospital. Psaki said she last saw 78-year-old Biden on Tuesday, “when we were sitting outside more than 6 feet apart and wearing masks.” She also said that “thanks to the vaccine, I experienced only mild symptoms, which allowed me to continue working from home. “I plan to return to work in person at the end of a 10-day quarantine after a negative rapid test, which is an additional White House request in addition to [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention] management, great care must be taken. “ Leave a Comment Cancel replyCommentName Email Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. error: Content is protected !!