Biden will mask for 10 days after first lady's rebound case of COVID, White House says

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U.S. President Joe Biden listens to House Democratic Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) speak at the start of a bill signing ceremony for "The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022" where he will sign the act into law in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, U.S. August 16, 2022. REUTERS/Leah Millis

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WASHINGTON, Aug 24 (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden will wear a mask for 10 days when indoors and near others after first lady Jill Biden tested positive on Wednesday in a rebound case of COVID-19, a White House Official said.

The White House will also maintain President Biden's increased cadence of testing and report those results, the official said. President Biden tested negative for COVID on Wednesday, the White House announced earlier.

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Reporting by Nandita Bose, writing by Chris Gallagher; editing by Paul Grant

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