Trump senior adviser Corey Lewandowski tests positive for coronavirus after attending election night event

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Yet another person who attended last week's indoor election night event at the White House has tested positive for COVID-19: Corey Lewandowski, senior adviser to President Trump.

A source told the New York Times Lewandowski has been in Philadelphia for several days since attending the event, and believes he may be possible contracted it there.

White House political director Brian Jack has tested positive for the potentially-deadly virus, an official confirmed to CNN Wednesday.

The 32-year-old's diagnosis comes after White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, HUD secretary Ben Carson and Trump adviser David Bossie -- all of whom attended the event -- also tested positive for COVID-19.

Jack tested positive for the virus over the weekend.

The White House said in a statement to CNN that positive COVID-19 cases are "taken seriously."

The statement, which did not address any of the individuals by name, added, "Contact tracing has been conducted by the White House Medical Unit consistent with CDC guidelines to stop further transmission. Appropriate notifications and recommendations have been made."

Another West Wing aide has also tested positive, the New York Times reported, but it is unclear if the individual attended the event, which had hundreds of attendees gathered in the White House's East Room.

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