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Former US President Barack Obama Exposed to Covid-19, The Wife is Negative

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TRIBUNNEWS.COM – Former United States (US) President Barack Obama was exposed to Covid-19, Sunday (13/3/2022).

“I had an itchy throat for a few days,” Obama wrote on his account Twitter.

“But I feel fine,” Obama said.

Obama added that his wife, Michelle Obama’s test results were negative.

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“Thank God Michelle and I were vaccinated and got a boost,” the 44th former US president said in a Facebook post.

“This is a reminder that, even as cases drop, you should be vaccinated and get a booster. Do it to help prevent more serious symptoms and pass Covid-19 on to others,” Obama wrote.

Obama, 60, recently returned to Washington, DC, after spending most of the winter in Hawaii.

A person close to Obama said he tested positive while in DC.

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Former United States President Barack Obama has announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19. (Twitter @barackobama)

The diagnosis makes Obama the second US president known to have contracted COVID-19.

Previously the 45th US President, Donald Trump announced he was infected with the Corona virus in October 2020, before a vaccine was widely available in the US.

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