Boris Epshteyn, campaign adviser to President Trump, announced on Wednesday that he has given a positive result to the new corona virus.
“I tested COVID-19 positively,” he wrote on Twitter. “I experience mild symptoms and follow all appropriate protocols, including quarantine and contact tracing.”
Epshteyn was a strategic advisor for the Trump 2020 campaign, after also advising on Trump’s 2016 campaign.
CASES OF CORONAVIRUS IN THE US MAY BE 8 TIMES LARGER THAN PREVIOUSLY REPORTED, CDC warns
He attended a press conference last Thursday where he stood with Rudy Giuliani Trump, a lawyer, Jenna Ellis, a legal counsel, and Sidney Powell, a lawyer, Hill reported.
At the conference, members of Trump’s legal team claimed the election was a fraud and that the president had won a “landslide”.
MORE THAN 100,000 DEATHS LINKED TO CORONAVIRUS IN LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
Giuliani’s son, Andrew Giuliani, who works in the White House, was also present and announced a day later that he had proved positive.
Epshteyn attended a radio interview with Rudy Giuliani earlier this week.
Trump canceled his planned trip to Gettysburg on Wednesday after Epshteyn proved positive. Giuliani continued to appear at the event, organized by Pennsylvania Republicans in Gettysburg, to discuss state election issues.
CLICK HERE TO THE FOX NEWS APP
In addition to his consulting duties, Epshteyn worked briefly as a White House communications assistant and at Sinclair Broadcasting, The Hill reported.
The Associated Press contributed to the report