Biden ends isolation on recovery from COVID-19 rebound case

President Joe Biden takes off his mask as he starts to speak in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on July 27, 2022. (SUSAN WALSH / AP PHOTO)

WASHINGTON – US President Joe Biden ended isolation on Sunday after recovering from a COVID-19 rebound case.

Biden had tested negative for the coronavirus for a second consecutive day, White House physician Kevin O'Connor wrote in the latest update.

"He will safely return to public engagement and presidential travel," O'Connor added.
Biden, 79, traveled to Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, on Sunday morning. "I'm feeling good," he told reporters.

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Fully vaccinated and twice boosted, Biden first tested positive for COVID-19 on July 21, leading to days of isolation and treatment at the White House before receiving negative test results.
He tested positive again on July 30 in a rebound case and had a mild cough but didn't resume treatment.


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Forty-four people in Russia died of coronavirus over the last day, the country's task force against COVID-19 said.

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