The Lagos health commissioner, Prof. Akin Abayomi has asked everyone who attended the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) 2020 held on Saturday, March 14, to observe strict self-isolation as they may have come in contact with a person who has tested positive for the coronavirus.
He further urged that the individuals contact health workers should they notice any coronavirus-related symptoms.
#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.
This comes days after Twitter users raised alarm that a person who returned from the UK and showed symptoms of coronavirus had attended the Award ceremony (read here).