AMVCA participants exposed to coronavirus –Lagos Govt

Prof Akin Abayomi

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, Tuesday, said on those that participated at the recently held Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Award were exposed to a confirmed case of coronavirus.

Titled AMVCA 7, the event that pulled large crowd from both the country, Africa and beyond, held at Eko Hotels, located on Victoria Island area of Lagos on March 14 this year.

Abayomi, who made this known 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.

Below are Prof Abayomi's tweets:

#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. 

— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) March 24, 2020

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

— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) March 24, 2020

#COVID19Lagos Updates
✳️Lagos confirms 4 additional #COVID19 cases between yesterday evening, 23rd March and today 24th March, 2020
✳️The total confirmed cases in Lagos as at 1.10pm today 24th March, 2020 is 29 #TakeResponsibility by practicing #SocialDistancing@jidesanwoolu 

— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) March 24, 2020
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