AMVCA participants exposed to coronavirus – Lagos Govt


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:

  1. observe strict self- isolation.
  2. call our #TollFree line 08000corona if they notice any of the #COVID19 related symptoms
  3. Let’s #TakeResponsibility by practicing #SocialDistancing to prevent the spread of the virus.
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