Biden tested negative for COVID-19 on Wednesday night, White House says

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) attends President Biden's signing of Postal Service Reform Act in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden tested negative for COVID-19 on Wednesday night, the White House said in a statement Thursday.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who said Thursday she had tested positive for the virus, is not considered a “close contact,” of the President’s, the White House said, citing CDC guidelines.

(Reporting by Heather Timmons)

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