A file photo of Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi. Photo: Twitter- @ProfAkinAbayomi
All participants at the African Magic Viewers’ Choice Award (AMVCA) are most likely to have been exposed to coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Commissioner for Health in Lagos State, Professor Akin Abayomi, stated this in a tweet on Tuesday.
He explained that the participants may have come in contact with one of the confirmed cases in Lagos at the hotel where the event held on March 14.
Abayomi, however, asked them not to panic but observe strict self-isolation in order to prevent possible further spread of the disease.
He also appealed to the participants to call the state government’s tollfree line – 08000corona – if they notice any of the COVID-19 related symptoms.
The commissioner urged residents of the state to play their part in the efforts to curb the spread of coronavirus by practicing social distancing.
Read the tweets below:
Attendees at the said event are therefo advised to:
1️⃣observe strict self- isolation.
2️⃣ call our #TollFree line 08000corona if they notice any of the #COVID19 related symptoms
3️⃣ Let’s #TakeResponsibility by practicing #SocialDistancing to prevent the spread of the virus.
— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) March 24, 2020