Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi said on Tuesday that participants at the recently held Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Award have been exposed to a confirmed case of coronavirus.
The AMVCA 7 was held on March 14 at Eko Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Abayomi, who stated this in a string of tweets, advised all attendees to observe strict self-isolation.
Of the 42 recorded COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, 29 are in Lagos, as of the time of filing this report.
See tweets below:
#COVID19 Lagos Alert
I hereby notify you that all participants at the African Magic viewers’ Choice Award (AMVCA) held on14th March at @EkoHotels may have come in contact with one of the confirmed cases in Lagos and are most likely to have been exposed to #COVID19 Infection.
Attendees at the said event are therefo advised to:
- observe strict self- isolation.
- call our #TollFree line 08000corona if they notice any of the #COVID19 related symptoms
- Let’s #TakeResponsibility by practicing #SocialDistancing to prevent the spread of the virus.