The wife of Labor Minister Eugene Scalia tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday afternoon, the department told its employees in an email on Tuesday evening.
Trish Scalia “has mild symptoms but is fine,” the Labor Department wrote, adding that Secretary Scalia had tested negative and found no symptoms of the virus. The agency did not state whether Trish Scalia would self-isolate, but said, “The secretary and Ms. Scalia will follow advice from health professionals to ensure Trish̵
Secretary Scalia, his wife and mother sat in the second row to introduce Supreme Court candidate Amy Coney Barrett to the White House in late September. President Donald Trump announced on October 1 that he and First Lady Melania Trump had tested positive, and the president spent three days in the hospital receiving treatment for the effects of Covid-19.