Ortom’s wife, Son, Domestic Staff Test Positive For COVID-19

Ortom’s wife, Son, Domestic Staff Test Positive For COVID-19

The Benue First Lady, Mrs Eunice Ortom, her son and some domestic staff have tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease.

The governor’s wife announced this in a press statement she personally signed and made available to NAN in Makurdi on Saturday.

According to her the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) notify her of the development through her test result that returned positive on Friday evening.

Ortom further disclosed that she, her son and one domestic staff have all gone on safe isolation as directed by NCDC.

She appealed to all those who came in contact with her in the last two weeks to go for the test.

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

“We have, from this moment, gone into isolation as required by the protocols and would immediately begin the treatment as advised by medical experts.

“While I have taken the responsibility to personally call everyone, I can recall having had recent contact with to go for testing, I advise anyone, who has had close contact with me in the last two weeks and the general public to go for screening and testing.

“I wish to reiterate that been COVID-19 positive is not a death sentence as evident by the many recoveries recorded thus far so.

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