Ben Carson reportedly tested positive for COVID-19

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  • Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson tested positive for COVID-19, ABC News’s Katherine Faulders reported.
  • Carson is one of many in President Donald Trump’s orbit to contract the virus.
  • He attended the White House election watch party last week, Faulders reported.
  • The United States recently passed 10 million confirmed cases of coronavirus and more than 240,000 deaths.
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Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, ABC News’s Katherine Faulders reported.

“His deputy chief of staff says he’s ‘in a good mood and feels lucky to have access to effective therapies that are helping and dramatically speeding up his recovery,’” Faulders tweeted. “Carson attended election night at the White House. ”

Carson is one of many in President Donald Trump’s orbit to contract the virus, which the World Health Organization declared a pandemic in March.

The United States currently has the highest number of confirmed cases of any country with more than 10 million.

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