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President Joe Biden Ended His COVID-19 Isolation Period

By: Tye Richmond

President Joe Biden has finally ended his COVID isolation period this past Wednesday.

According to WDEL.com, He said in a video telling Americans they can “live without fear” of the pandemic. if they take advantage of booster shots and treatments, the protections he credited with his swift recovery.

“You don’t need to be president to get these tools to be used for your defense,” he said in the Rose Garden. “In fact, the same booster shots, the same at-home test, the same treatment that I got is available to you.”

This was the presidents was first public appearance in person since he tested positive for COVID-19 on July 21. “He walked out of the White House on Wednesday wearing his trademark aviator glasses and a dark face mask, which his doctor said he’ll continue wearing when in proximity to others for five more days.”

White House staff assembled in the Rose Garden applauded Biden, who thanked them for their support as he finished his remarks.

“God bless you all, and now I get to go back to the Oval Office,” he said.

Biden tested negative for the virus on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

The variant that likely infected the president, BA.5, is an offshoot of the omicron strain that was first detected last year. It’s now responsible for 82% of cases in the country, with its cousin BA.4 contributing another 13%.

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