The First Lady of Benue State, Eunice Ortom has tested positive for the coronavirus disease.
In a statement she personally signed on Friday night, July 3, 2020, 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.
She 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 COVID-19 positive is not a death sentence.
She further urged the people to take preventive measures to be protected and be safe by observing the primary protocols which include but not limited to wearing of face masks, regular hand washing, maintaining Social Distance and staying indoors.