Ala. state senator on ventilator following COVID-19 diagnosis
By Alex Jones | July 22, 2020 at 10:57 AM CDT - Updated July 23 at 12:40 AM
OPELIKA, Ala. (WTVM) - Alabama state Senator Randy Price has been placed on a ventilator in his fight against COVID-19, according to his wife.
The news of Sen. Price’s worsening condition was made by his wife and Lee County Revenue Commissioner Oline Price via a statement made on his official Facebook page.
Hundreds of Price’s constituents quickly wished him a speedy recovery, offering their thoughts and prayers.
This is something no one should have to watch a loved one go through and it is truly a pandemic. If anyone knows Randy personally, they know what a strong, stubborn soul he is and how hard he is fighting this battle. Prayers for a cure for COVID-19 and to ALL of those that are battling this disease is what I ask for.
Oline Price, Sen. Price's wife
Sen. Price’s wife is also calling for everyone across the state to do all they can to eradicate the virus, including wearing a face mask, social distancing and practicing hygiene.
“This disease is one that I would not wish on anyone. I can not overstate the seriousness of this virus. It has tremendous negative effects on the human body...This is not a partisan issue. This is a human issue. We must do everything we can to slow the spread,” said Oline Price.
Sen. Price has represented the state’s 13th district since 2018.
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