AMVCA Attendees exposed to COVID-19 Case – Lagos Ministry of Health

The Lagos State Ministry of Health has announced that celebrities, politicians and others, who attended the African Magic Viewers' Choice Awards, AMVCA, held at Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos may have been exposed to coronavirus.

This is as a Coronavirus case was present at the event, the state health ministry announced on Tuesday.

The award participants are therefore asked to observe strict self- isolation, call the TollFree line 08000corona if they notice any of the COVID19 related symptoms.

"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 therefore advised to: observe strict self- isolation, and call our #TollFree line 08000corona if they notice any of the #COVID19 related symptoms," the ministry said in a statement on Twitter.

One of the cases, that attended AMVCA, identified as Seun, who returned from United Kingdom was few days ago tested for coronavirus by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.