Obama Tests Positive For COVID, Has Mild Symptoms

The Washington Post reports:

Former president Barack Obama said Sunday he has tested positive for the coronavirus, noting that his symptoms appeared mild so far.

“I just tested positive for COVID,” Obama said on Twitter. “I’ve had a scratchy throat for a couple days, but am feeling fine otherwise. Michelle and I are grateful to be vaccinated and boosted, and she has tested negative.”

Coronavirus cases in the United States have fallen to their lowest levels since last July, but more than 9,000 Americans per week continue to die of covid-19.

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