Biden’s COVID signs and symptoms ‘nearly absolutely resolved,’ physician says

 

The president is noting “a few residual nasal congestion and minimum hoarseness.”

President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 signs and symptoms are “nearly absolutely resolved,” his medical doctor stated on Monday.

Kevin O’Connor wrote in a letter launched through the White House that Biden changed into simplest noting “a few residual nasal congestion and minimum hoarseness.”

“His pulse, blood pressure, breathing charge and temperature continue to be actually normal. His oxygen saturation remains wonderful in room air. His lungs continue to be clear,” O’Connor added.

Biden on Sunday night time additionally finished his fourth complete day of Paxlovid, the COVID-19 remedy he is been taking given that he examined high quality for the virus on Thursday. The president is assumed to have shrunk the BA.five subvariant, which has proven elevated resistance to vaccines than preceding COVID strains.

“I nonetheless have a bit little bit of a sore throat and a bit little bit of a cough however it is converting significantly. It’s now up withinside the top a part of my throat. Actually, it’s extra round my nostril than everywhere else. But [they] inform me it is par for the course,” Biden advised newshounds later Monday, including that he additionally had complete nights of sleep. “And I suppose I’m on my manner to complete overall recovery. God willing.”

On Monday, Biden additionally tweeted a photo of him together along with his dog, Commander, pronouncing he “took a few calls this morning with man’s fine co-worker.”

Prior to Monday, his signs and symptoms had blanketed a runny nostril, cough, sore throat, a mild fever and frame aches. He had additionally been the usage of an albuterol inhaler for a cough, however O’Connor’s Monday letter did now no longer point out that.

Biden is absolutely vaccinated and double-boosted, aleven though at seventy nine years old, he is taken into consideration to be in a high-threat age organization for intense infection.

The White House has stated that 17 human beings are taken into consideration near contacts of the president, aleven though no different high quality assessments from the management had been mentioned as of Monday morning.

Biden will retain operating from the White House house till he assessments negative, aleven though he advised newshounds he hopes to go back to paintings in-person “through the quit of this week.” He needed to cancel journeys to Pennsylvania and Florida after contracting the virus.