Isolate yourself now if you attended AMVCA – Lagos health commissioner warns as an attendee tests positive for coronavirus


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.

Abayomi tweeted:

#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.

He added:

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.

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