White House press secretary Jen Psaki was notably absent throughout President Biden’s journey to Europe. The motive? Psaki, who’s totally vaccinated, has contracted COVID-19. Now, Psaki will probably be pressured to quarantine for 10 days and check unfavorable earlier than she will be able to resume her each day duties contained in the White House.
No phrase but on how the virus was capable of finding its means into Psaki’s system since she has been fortified like Fort Knox with a mixture of the vax and a masks.
Sharing full assertion and grateful I’m vaccinated and for the superb Biden staff pic.twitter.com/QDokXo47dK
— Jen Psaki (@PressSec) October 31, 2021
Early on Sunday night, Psaki launched a statement through Twitter that included all customary and exhausting COVID key phrases and phrases: vaccine, masks, abundance of warning, and so forth.
“On Wednesday, in coordination with senior leadership at the White House and the medical team, I made the decision not to travel on the foreign trip with the President due to a family emergency, which was members of my household testing positive for COVID-19. Since then, I have quarantined and tested negative (via PCR) for COVID on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. However, today, I tested positive for COVID. While I have not had close contact in person with the President or senior members of the White House staff since Wednesday — and tested negative for four days after that last contact — I am disclosing today’s positive test out of an abundance of transparency. I last saw the President on Tuesday, when we sat outside more than six-feet apart, and wore masks.”
Psaki’s statement continued: “Thanks to the vaccine, I have only experienced mild symptoms, which has enabled me to continue working from home. I will plan to return to work in person at the conclusion of the ten day quarantine following a negative rapid test, which is an additional White House requirement, beyond CDC guidance, taken out of an abundance of caution.”
Masks, social distancing and vaccines weren’t sufficient to cease COVID from getting into 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, however a booster absolutely would’ve stopped all of this…
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