The 44th president, who reported only a scratchy throat, said that former first lady Michelle Obama had tested negative and that both were vaccinated and boosted.
Former President Barack Obama speaks during a memorial service for former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid at the Smith Center in Las Vegas, on Jan. 8, 2022. | John Locher/AP Photo
By Maeve Sheehey
03/13/2022 04:24 PM EDT
Former President Barack Obama has tested positive for Covid-19, he announced on Sunday, adding that he’s “feeling fine” except for a scratchy throat.
The 44th president said on Twitter that former first lady Michelle Obama had tested negative. He said both he and his wife were vaccinated and boosted.
“It’s a reminder to get vaccinated if you haven’t already, even as cases go down,” Obama said.