US first lady Jill Biden tests Covid-19 positive

US first lady Jill Biden has testified positive for Covid-19, her communications director Elizabeth Alexander said on Tuesday.

After testing negative for Covid-19 on Monday during her regular testing cadence, the first lady began to develop cold-like symptoms late in the evening. She tested negative again on a rapid antigen test, but a PCR test came back positive, the spokeswoman said.

President Joe Biden tested negative for Covid-19 on Tuesday, the White House said.