BREAKING NEWS: Former President Barack Obama tests positive for COVID-19
- Obama announced Sunday he tested positive for coronaivurs
- Said wife Michelle is in the clear
Former President Barack Obama announced Sunday afternoon: ‘I just tested positive for COVID’, but said Michelle is still clear of coronavirus.
‘I’ve had a scratchy throat for a couple days, but am feeling fine otherwise,’ the former president tweeted.
‘Michelle and I are grateful to be vaccinated and boosted, and she has tested negative. It’s a reminder to get vaccinated if you haven’t already, even as cases go down,’ Obama tweeted.
The diagnosis comes at a time when case rates and deaths in the U.S. are on the decline following the winter Omicron surge. It also comes as COVID restrictions are relaxing in the U.S.
He did not mention whether either of his daughters were tested for the virus.
Former President Barack Obama announced Sunday that he tested positive for COVID-19