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Joe Biden, the oldest person ever to serve as president of the United States, has tested positive for COVID-19, is experiencing mild symptoms and will continue working but in isolation, the White House said Thursday.

Biden, 79, has a runny nose, fatigue and an occasional dry cough, symptoms which he began to experience late Wednesday, White House physician Kevin O’Connor said in a note released Thursday. Biden has begun taking the anti-viral treatment Paxlovid, O’Connor said.

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