Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, has called on all those who attended the African Magic viewers’ Choice Award (AMVCA) held on March 14, at Eko Hotels to observe strict self-isolation because they are most likely to have been exposed to COVID-19.
Abayomi, who spoke via his twitter handle on Tuesday, urged those who attended the event to observe strict self-isolation, saying they may have come in contact with some of the confirmed cases in Lagos State.
He said, “#COVID19 Lagos Alert. 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.
He also urged them to call the official toll-free number and report symptoms.
He said, “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.
Out of the 42 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria, Lagos has the highest number which stands at 29, according to National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).