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Benue Gov Ortom Tests Positive For COVID-19

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has on Wednesday confirmed positive for coronavirus test.

Ortom’s Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase disclosed this on Wednesday.

Before the governor was tested positive, his personal physician, aide de camp, orderly, permanent secretaries were all tested positive for COVID-19

Akase’s statement reads: “the latest result of his (governor Ortom) COVID-19 test has returned positive.

“This follows the test results of most of the Governor’s close aides who also returned positive in the last few weeks.

“Though the Governor has not shown any symptoms of the disease, he has already commenced treatment as prescribed by medical personnel.

The statement added that the governor advised those who have come in contact with him in the last couple of days to go for test.

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“The Governor says it is equally important that those who came in contact with other persons who have tested positive for the virus should go for a test to ascertain their COVID-19 status.

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