Ben Carson tests positive for COVID-19

By 1010 WINS

Ben Carson, the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development has tested positive for COVID-19, his deputy chief of staff confirmed to ABC News Monday morning.

Carson, 69, is "in good spirits & feels fortunate to have access to effective therapeutics which aid and markedly speed his recovery," the staffer said.

ABC News reporter Katherine Faulders first reported the news.

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