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The president will travel with first lady Jill Biden to Kentucky on Monday to meet with families affected by recent floods that have devastated the eastern part of the state. | Getty Images

President Joe Biden is set to resume travel for the first time since he tested positive for Covid 15 days ago.

The White House announced Friday that the president will travel with first lady Jill Biden to Kentucky on Monday to join Gov. Andy Beshear, a Democrat, and Kentucky first lady Britainy Beshear in meeting with families affected by recent floods that have devastated the eastern part of the state. The president and first lady will also survey recovery efforts at a local FEMA recovery center, the White House said.

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Biden declared a major disaster in Kentucky in late July and ordered federal aid for local recovery efforts in areas affected by severe flooding and storms. The disaster has left dozens of people dead and hundreds of people homeless in the state, with the governor describing it as the most devastating flooding event our state has ever seen.