NEW!  BREAKING NEWS: Top 5 world’s richest people in 2020 Read More

NewsCoronavirus

COVID-19: Benue State Governor Wife Tests Positive

1 Mins read

The wife of Benue State Governor, Eunice Ortom has tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

In a statement she personally signed on Friday night, the First Lady said tests conducted on her came out positive.

The First Lady also noted that her son and some staff too were infected by the virus, adding that she has gone into total isolation and has commenced treatment.

“A few moments ago this evening, I received my result from the tests earlier carried out on me by NCDC personnel on routine screening at Government House, Makurdi which returned that I, my son, and some staff are COVID-19 positive.

“We have from this moment, gone into total isolation as required by the protocol and would immediately begin the management treatment as advised by medical experts,” she said.

READ ALSO: Heavy Rain Kills Two, 13 Missing in Japan

Ortom, however, advised everyone who has had contact with her in the past two weeks to undergo screening and get tested.

The governor’s wife is optimistic of recovering from the virus, stressing that being CIVID-19 positive is not a death sentence.

Although she admitted that the virus is real, she asked residents of the state not to panic but should be responsible for their actions.

In doing this, Ortom wants the people “to take preventive measures to be protected and be safe by observing the primary protocols.”

One of such include wearing of face masks, constant washing of hands, maintaining Social Distance and staying indoors.

KINDLY COMMENT AND SHARE

Related posts
News

Mohammed Marwa Appointed NDLEA Chairman by Buhari

1 Mins read
General Marwan, who is a close ally of President Buhari, worked as Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse,…
News

10-year agric transformation plan launched by Kwara State Governor Abdulrahman AbdulRazaq

3 Mins read
The plan is hinged in six pillars of crop production, finance, livestock, access to market, value chain, and cross-cutting programmes, the Governor…
News

Ganduje Directs Re-Opening Of Public, Private Health Institutions in Kano

1 Mins read
This was disclosed in a statement signed by the state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa on Friday. The Kano State…
Please SUBSCRIBE for our Latest News

 

0 0 vote
Article Rating
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
x
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x