He is completely vaccinated, boosted, and regularly tested as per a reliable source.
According to Politico, he was seated next to the SKIMS founder and one seat away from her boyfriend, Pete Davidson. A source further told the publication that he tested positive for COVID late Monday night.
“He tested negative on Saturday afternoon before the White House Correspondents Dinner by medically-supervised staff. He had no symptoms on Saturday,” the source said. “Jon is currently isolating and participating in contact tracing. He is fully vaccinated, boosted, and tested regularly.”
Karl and President Joe Biden also exchanged handshakes that evening after being honored during the luncheon with an award for “Excellence in Presidential Coverage Under Deadline Pressure.”
“We worked hard to publicize our protocols and encouraged those eligible to get booster shots in the weeks leading up to the dinner,” Steven Portnoy, President of the White House Correspondents Association said in a statement to CNN about what transpired.
“Our event implemented protocols that went beyond any guidance or regulation issued by the CDC or the DC health department. We wish anyone who may not be feeling well a speedy recovery.”