Former President of the United States of America, Barack Obama has confirmed he tested positive for COVID-19.
Barack Obama in a tweet few minutes ago said he had had a scratchy throat for a couple days hence he went for COVID-19 test.
Obama also said his wife, Michelle Obama tested negative.
“I just tested positive for COVID. I’ve had a scratchy throat for a couple days, but am feeling fine otherwise. Michelle and I are grateful to be vaccinated and boosted, and she has tested negative”, Barack Obama said in a tweet.
He thereafter urged the general public “to get vaccinated if you haven’t already, even as cases go down”.