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Washington: US President Joe Biden tested negative for COVID-19 once more on Wednesday; as a result, there won’t be any changes to the schedule for this week’s G20 Summit, the White House added, “expecting him to travel tomorrow.”

“The President (Biden) tested negative for COVID-19 this morning, following a negative test on Monday night and also yesterday,” White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre stated during the briefing. He doesn’t have any symptoms, which is obviously a good thing. It’s also excellent that the first woman is still living in Delaware and doing well.

For the G20 Leaders’ Summit, which will take place on September 9 and 10 at the cutting-edge Bharat Mandapam Convention Centre in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, US Vice President Joe Biden will go to India.

During his stay, Biden will hold a private meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday before taking part in the G20 Summit sessions the following two days. And he’ll visit Vietnam later.

Biden’s plans to visit Vietnam and India won’t change, Pierre reaffirmed at the briefing.

He tested negative on Monday, Tuesday, and today, which is really good. He definitely doesn’t have any symptoms, as I indicated at the top, and that’s the wonderful thing. There has been no change in his trip. Therefore, the president will continue to do his duties, and we anticipate him to go tomorrow,” she said.

Biden will travel to India for the G20 conference, according to an earlier announcement on Tuesday from Jake Sullivan, the United States’ national security adviser.

“The President will go to New Delhi on Thursday to attend the G20 Summit in India. Biden will take part in a one-on-one meeting with PM Modi on Friday. Biden will take part in the G20 Summit’s official sessions on Saturday and Sunday, according to Sullivan.

First lady Jill Biden’s COVID-19 test result was confirmed, according to a statement from her communications director Elizabeth Alexander.

“The First Lady tested positive for COVID-19 this evening. She is presently just showing minor symptoms. She will continue to reside at their Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, house, according to Elizabeth Alexander.

Notably, India took over the G20 presidency on December 1 of last year, and 60 cities throughout the nation hosted 200 G20 sessions.

The 18th G20 Heads of State and Government Summit, which will take place in New Delhi, will be the culmination of all the G20 procedures and gatherings of ministers, senior officials, and civil society that took place throughout the year.

At the conclusion of the New Delhi Summit, a G20 Leaders’ Declaration will be adopted, outlining the commitment of the Leaders to the priorities discussed and chosen during the relevant ministerial and working group meetings.

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