First Lady Jill Biden has tested positive for Covid-19

First Lady Jill Biden has tested positive for Covid-19.The White House announced Tuesday that Jill Biden, 71, tested positive after testing negative on Monday.

 According to the statement, the first lady began to develop cold-like symptoms towards the end of the evening.

Biden's positive test comes nine days after her husband, President Joe Biden

ended his isolation following a relapse of COVID-19 after recovering from a rebound case.

The first woman tested initially tested negative in the rapid test but tested positive in the PCR test.

The first lady has been double-vaccinated, boosted twice, and is experiencing only mild symptoms. 

She has been prescribed a course of paxlovide and will be isolated from others for at least five days

following CDC guidelines said Elizabeth Alexander, the first lady's liaison. director, said in a statement.

President Biden tested negative in an antigen test Tuesday, according to a White House statement to pool reporters.