Former President Barack Obama tests positive for Covid-19

Originally Published: 13 MAR 22 15:48 ET

Updated: 13 MAR 22 15:57 ET

By Arlette Saenz

(CNN) -- Former President Barack Obama announced Sunday that he has tested positive for Covid-19.

"I've had a scratchy throat for a couple days, but am feeling fine otherwise," he said on his official Twitter account. Obama also said that his wife, former first lady Michelle Obama, has tested negative.

"Michelle and I are grateful to be vaccinated and boosted," the former President said. "It's a reminder to get vaccinated if you haven't already, even as cases go down."

This is a breaking story and will be updated.

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