BREAKING: Governor Samuel Ortom Tests Positive For COVID-19

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Governor Samuel Ortom Tests Positive For COVID-19 

“In a statement made available to journalists in Makurdi, Akase said that “the most recent outcome of his (Governor Ortom’s) COVID-19 test was positive.

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The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has tested positive for the dreaded COVID-19.

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His Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, made the announcement on Wednesday.

Remember that many of the assistants of the governor, including his personal physician, aide de camp, orderly, permanent secretaries, among others, tested positive for the virus.

“In a statement made available to journalists in Makurdi, Akase said that “the most recent outcome of his (Governor Ortom’s) COVID-19 test was positive.

This follows the test results of several of the Governor’s close aides who, over the past few weeks, have also returned positive.

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“Although no signs of the disease have been displayed by the Governor, he has already started treatment as prescribed by medical staff.

The statement added that in the last couple of days, the governor told anyone who had come in touch with him to go for testing.

The Governor notes that it is equally necessary for those who have come into contact with other people who have tested positive for the virus to take a test to assess their status as COVID-19s.

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Akase said Governor Ortom urged the citizens of Benue to continue following the virus prevention protocol, such as wearing face masks, the use of sanitisers, daily hand washing and physical distancing.

He urges individuals not to be fearful of going for the COVID-19 test because doing so alone will help prevent the spread of the disease.

# Governor Samuel Ortom Tests Positive For COVID-19

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