US first lady tests COVID positive

MANDEL NGAN/ AFP

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

After testing negative on Monday during her regular testing cadence, she began to develop cold-like symptoms late in the evening.

The first lady tested negative again on a rapid antigen test, but a PCR test came back positive, the spokeswoman said.

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

More from International

Coming Up on Dubai Eye

  • Extra Time

    7:00pm - 10:00pm

    Chris & Robbie bring you the latest from the sporting world plus interviews with upcoming and legendary sporting stars.

  • Nights on Dubai Eye 103.8

    10:00pm - 11:00pm

    Dubai Eye complements the conversation with the music you love from the eighties, nineties and newer.

BUSINESS BREAKFAST LATEST

On Dubai Eye

  • Flying Taxis

    It sounds like an episode of The Jetsons, but the sight of flying taxis whizzing around our cities could be much closer than you think.

  • Tough penalties for deliberate tax evasion

    The UAE has said that tougher penalties will come into force from 1st August for not keeping proper corporate tax records.