Psaki, who has been vaccinated, said she last saw Biden on Tuesday outside in a mask.
“On Wednesday, in collaboration with senior management at the White House and the medical team, I decided not to travel abroad with the president because of an urgent family situation in which members of my household were positive for COVID-19,” she said. Dogs in a statement. “I’ve been in quarantine ever since and tested negative (via PCR) on COVID on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. But I was positive for COVID today.”
Psaki said she revealed a positive test result “out of an abundance of transparency”. She added that she has mild symptoms and works remotely.
She continued: “I intend to return to work in person at the end of the ten-day quarantine after a negative rapid test, which is an additional White House request, in addition to the CDC’s instructions, accepted as a precaution.”
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