Former US President Barack Obama has tested positive for the viral disease, Covid-19.
Taking to social media, he announced that he is positive as he urges his followers to get vaccinated.
“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,” he said.
This comes as the world relaxes measures put to curb the spread of the virus and the return of normalcy around the globe.
Obama also urged the masses to get vaccinated despite the low cases reported.
“It’s a reminder to get vaccinated if you haven’t already, even as cases go down,” he added.
Obama joins a big number of notable people who have tested positive for Covid-19 in 2022.