ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday wished a speedy and full restoration of US President Joe Biden from COVID-19, ARY NEWS reported.
PM Shehbaz Sharif took to Twitter to convey his needs to the US President Joe Biden, who in accordance with a Reuters report, examined constructive for COVID on Thursday, when the White House stated he was experiencing gentle signs. His prognosis got here as a extremely contagious subvariant of the coronavirus drives a brand new wave of circumstances within the United States.
I want H.E. President Biden speedy and full restoration from corona.
— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) July 24, 2022
President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 signs proceed to enhance and now embody “less troublesome” sore throat, runny nostril, free cough and physique aches, his doctor, Dr. Kevin O’Connor, stated in a memo on Saturday.
Biden’s lungs stay clear and his oxygen saturation “continues to be excellent on room air,” the physician stated.
Biden more than likely has that BA5 variant, O’Connor stated.
“The President continues to tolerate treatment well. We will continue PAXLOVID as planned,” he stated, referring to the Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) antiviral drug the president is taking.
Biden is just not experiencing shortness of breath, O’Connor stated. “The BA5 variant is particularly transmissible and he will continue to isolate,” O’Connor stated. “We will continue to monitor him closely, during this very common outpatient treatment regimen.”
The White House has sought to underscore Biden’s capability to work by way of his sickness. On Thursday it launched a video of the president reassuring Americans he was doing tremendous, and on Friday he participated in digital conferences with White House employees.
His schedule confirmed no presidential occasions over the weekend. The president’s spouse, first woman Jill Biden, is at their home in Wilmington, Delaware. She examined unfavorable for COVID-19 on Saturday morning, in accordance with her spokesperson, Michael LaRosa.
The White House has not stated the place Biden contracted the virus. He not too long ago returned from a visit to the Middle East and held public occasions earlier than that journey through which he had shut private interactions with scores of individuals.
Biden’s prognosis is the newest problem he has confronted amid threats to his coverage agenda on Capitol Hill and excessive inflation placing his fellow Democrats liable to dropping management of Congress within the November midterm elections.