January 18, 2023

Chair Powell tested positive for COVID-19, is vaccinated, has mild symptoms, and is working remotely

For release at 10:30 a.m. EST

Today, Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome H. Powell tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms. Chair Powell is up to date with COVID-19 vaccines and boosters. Following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance, he is working remotely while isolating at home.

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Last Update: January 18, 2023