The Lagos State Government has put out a public announcement notifying all the participants and attendees of the recently held African Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) to self-isolate, as they may have been exposed to COVID-19.
In a post which he shared on his Twitter page on Tuesday, the Lagos State Commissioner of Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, revealed that there was a possibility that some of the attendees of the event had been infected.
"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 tweeted.
Professor Abayomi explained that there was a possibility that the participants came in contact with one of the confirmed cases in Lagos at the hotel where the event held ten days ago.
The AMVCA event held at the Eko Hotels and Suites in Victoria Island, Lagos, on March 14 and there were thousands of people in attendance.