Saturday night’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner was just another gathering of the sophisticated, vaccinated crowd, so there was nothing for attendees to worry about — except from “the help,” who had to wear masks.

But as we told you early on Wednesday, ABC News’ Jon Karl tested positive for Covid-19:

ABC News’ Chief Washington Correspondent Jonathan Karl has tested positive for Covid-19, people familiar with the matter confirm, days after sitting next to Kim Kardashian at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner and interacting with President Joe Biden.
“He tested positive for COVID Monday night, but tested negative on Saturday afternoon before the White House Correspondents Dinner by medically-supervised staff,” a person familiar with the matter said. “He had no symptoms on Saturday. Jon is currently isolating and participating in contract tracing.”

Karl had also met close up with President Biden. Karl reportedly isn’t alone in catching Covid, likely because of the WHCD:

During the WHCD, a reporter at the event equated it to a “horror show” because of the lack of masks and big crowd:

Fast forward a couple days, and…

At this point the Biden White House and CDC would instead recommend tweeting about being grateful about being Vaxxed and double-boosted.



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