Trish Scalia, the wife of President Donald Trump’s Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia, tested positive for Covid-19, the department said in a statement Tuesday night.
The agency said doctors performed the test this afternoon. She has “mild symptoms but doing well,” the statement said.
Secretary Scalia, the son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, tested negative on Friday night, according to the department. He has experienced no symptoms.
“The Secretary and Mrs. Scalia will follow the advice of health professionals for Trish’s recovery and the health of those around them. For the time being, the Secretary will work from home while continuing to carry out the mission of the Department and the President’s agenda,” the agency said in the statement.
The secretary and his wife attended the Rose Garden ceremony earlier this month where Trump officially nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the seat of late Supreme Court Justice