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ORU president's wife tests positive for COVID-19, president tests negative

Posted at 10:41 AM, Oct 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-08 16:01:29-04

TULSA, Okla. — The wife of ORU President Dr. William Wilson tested positive for COVID-19, according to a letter written by Wilson to the ORU community.

In the letter, Wilson said a member of their executive team tested positive for the virus, so both the president and his wife, Lisa, to get tested. Lisa's test came back positive, while Wilson's came back negative.

"In accordance with our health and safety protocol, I have begun the quarantine process. My Spirit Empowered Living class and chapel services will continue as normal. We have lots of gifted and faithful servants at ORU. I will be engaging in the day to day work of the University from home during the quarantine period."

The president asked the community to pray for his wife, whom he said has "mild symptoms and is feeling good with great oxygen levels."

2 Works for You reached out to ORU for a statement on the matter.

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