Wife of the Governor of Benue State, Mrs Eunice Ortom and her son have finally recovered from COVID-19.
The first lady, her son and domestic staff had on July 3, 2020, reportedly tested positive for the Coronavirus infection.
According to the statement personally signed on Tuesday, Mrs Ortom said after a series of evaluations, she and her son were on Tuesday confirmed free of the disease.
She said, “It is with gratitude to God that I wish to inform you that after series of review evaluations, today 28/7/2020, we have been confirmed to be fully recovered, certified to be COVID-19 negative and so discharged from isolation.”
Mrs Ortom appreciated her husband, Governor Samuel Ortom, her family, and the medical experts who are at the frontline in the fight against the pandemic.
The governor’s wife charged people of the state to extend the prayers, love, and support they showered on her to others who are still infected with the virus.
While reiterating that being COVID-19 positive is not a death sentence, Mrs Ortom prayed that God will provide a solution to the pandemic soon.
She also encouraged people to take preventive measures such as wearing of face masks, constant washing of hands with soap and running water, maintaining social distance, and staying indoors if not necessary to go out.