First lady of the United States (US), Jill Biden has tested positive for COVID-19.
A statement by the White House confirmed that Jill is experiencing “mild symptoms”.
It, however, noted that President Joe Biden tested negative.
Jill, 72, will remain at the family’s home in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.
The First Lady’s spokesperson, Vanessa Valdivia said Jill will be “monitored by the White House medical team” after her diagnosis and follow the team’s advice about when to return to the White House.
Biden’s wife’s positive test result comes ahead of a busy week for the president.
He is due to travel to the G20 summit in India on Thursday, before a scheduled visit to Hanoi on Sunday for a one-day visit where he will meet Vietnamese leaders.