An update from our previous article about Elder and Sister Gong:
After Elder and Sister Gong received an official COVID-19 diagnosis post general conference, every member of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles were tested.
According to an official statement from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, all the tests came back negative.
“Church leaders will continue to exercise caution and follow all health guidelines related to COVID-19 and encourage our members to do the same,” according to the statement.
Elder and Sister Gong continue to experience mild symptoms and “are grateful for the many prayers and expressions of concern and love.”
Our previous article about Elder and Sister Gong:
Following Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints appearing virtually at general conference last weekend, he and his wife tested positive for COVID-19.
According to a press release from the Church Newsroom, their condition is mild but they are still being careful and are having their health monitored by doctors.
The Church is going to track contact Elder and Sister Gong made over the last several days, and follow health precautions and protocols. Elder and Sister Gong will self isolate.
“We continue to encourage all Church members to take steps to protect themselves and one another during this global pandemic,” said Eric Hawkins, a Church spokesman, in the press release.