The Lagos state government has announced that all attendees and awardees of the African Magic Viewers’ Choice Award (AMVCA) that held on March 14, 2020, at Eko Hotel, Lagos, should self-isolate themselves immediately.
The State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Ayobami disclosed that the participants of AMVCA may have been in contact with one of the confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lagos.
He said: “I hereby notify you that all participants at the African Magic Viewers’ Choice Award (AMVCA) held on 14th 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 therefore 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.
Recall that we brought you a report that celebrity photographer, Seun O had attended the event immediately after he returned from the U.K and had felt sick a day after the event. Read more on the report here.
Lagos State as at the time of this report has 29 confirmed cases of coronavirus.