White House Press Secretary Psaki Says She Has COVID-19

Psaki, 42, said she was last in contact with President Joe Biden in the White House, where they were more than 6 feet apart and wearing masks.

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FILE - White House press secretary Jen Psaki speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. On Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021, Psaki said she'd contracted COVID-19. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Sunday she has contracted COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms. Psaki, 42, said she was last in contact with President Joe Biden on Tuesday, when she met him in the White House, where they were more than 6 feet apart and wearing masks. Biden, who is tested frequently, last tested negative on Saturday, according to the White House. Psaki did not accompany Biden on his…

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