Lewandowski said he is feeling fine and will stay home as a precaution.
alongside Bossie and others, before a Trump campaign rally in Wisconsin. Following Election Day, he traveled to Pennsylvania on behalf of the campaign, appearing in news conferences on election challenges. He also attended an election night party at the White House, where he was spotted wearing a mask during the event.
Lewandowski downplayed the possibility of having contracted the virus at the election night party, telling CNN he may have caught it when he was in Philadelphia.
Meadows and four others around the White House and the Trump campaign also tested positive last week.
The Trump White House has largely ignored federal public health guidelines, which recommend social distancing, mask wearing and avoiding public gatherings. Instead, the White House has hosted large official indoor and outdoor events, generally disregarding social distancing and sometimes bringing in diplomats and supporters traveling from around the world.
reaching a record high in the US on Wednesday.
shrank to about 250.
All guests were to expected to receive a rapid test for Covid-19 and a testing bracelet, a source familiar told CNN ahead of the party.
The election night party came about a month after the President’s own coronavirus diagnosis.
The President spent three nights in the hospital recovering from the virus and was administered oxygen on multiple occasions. He credited his recovery to experimental antibody treatments not widely available.
Eager to return to the campaign trail, Trump began holding back-to-back rallies in the days and weeks after his recovery. But on the trail, his campaign team generally disregarded requiring masks and social distancing among attendees.
Trump’s diagnosis came days after another event at the White House where public health precautions seemed to be disregarded.
Attendees sat shoulder-to-shoulder and a majority of audience members disregarded mask use.