Stepien has mild symptoms and is in quarantine. He was with Trump at the Cleveland presidential debate on Tuesday, but it is unclear when he last met with the president. However, he was with many others on Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday to prepare for the debate.
Former councilor Kellyanne Conway, who attended the meeting, also said she had tested positive.
Recall that President Donald Trump was transported to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Friday for treatment for Covid-19, the White House press secretary said.
“As a precaution and on the recommendation of his doctor and medical experts, the president will work from Walter Reed’s presidential office for the next few days,” said Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany, informs bloomberg.com.
“Thank you all for the great support. I’m going to the Walter Reed Center. I think I’m fine, but we want to make sure everything is in order. The First Lady is fine. Thank you all. I will never forget your support.” said Trump in a message posted on Twitter before leaving for Walter Reed Hospital.