White Home nationwide safety adviser Jake Sullivan speaks in the course of the every day briefing on the White Home in Washington, Wednesday, Might 18, 2022. | Susan Walsh/AP Photograph

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. — White Home nationwide safety adviser Jake Sullivan examined constructive on Saturday for Covid, in accordance with the White Home.

Sullivan sometimes has frequent contact with President Joe Biden however final was in touch with the president early within the week, in accordance with a senior administration official who spoke on situation of anonymity. Sullivan had been retaining his distance from Biden after “a pair” of individuals he had been in shut contact with had examined constructive for the virus, the official stated.

Adrienne Watson, a Nationwide Safety Council spokeswoman, stated Sullivan “is asymptomatic and he has not been in shut contact with the president.”

The White Home confirmed on Thursday that Biden had examined unfavourable that day. White Home officers didn’t instantly reply a request for touch upon whether or not Biden has been examined extra lately.