Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Dr. Benjamin Carson has tested positive for COVID-19.
ABC News' Katherine Faulders reported via Twitter that Carson is one of multiple people working closely with the White House who has contracted the virus. He also is a member of the White House coronavirus task force.
According to Faulders, "His deputy chief of staff says he's 'in good spirits & feels fortunate to have access to effective therapeutics which aid and markedly speed his recovery.'"
ABC also reported that Carson attended a "watch party" on election night at the White House.
According to Politico reporter Katy O' Donnell Carson went to Walter Reed after experiencing symptoms.
This is a developing story. DS News will continue to provide updates.