The AMVCA took place on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at Eko Hotels and Suites, brought together a host of Nigerian movie stars and celebrities.
It confirmed that one of the participants had tested positive to the COVID-19 virus, causing much exposure to attendees at the glamoured event.
The Lagos State Government has urged all participants in the recently conducted African Magic Viewer’s Choice Award, (AMVCA) to self-isolate.
The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, who spoke on the two newly discovered case of COVID-19 in the state on Tuesday, announced
#COVID19 Lagos Alert🔊!— Prof. Akin Abayomi (@ProfAkinAbayomi) March 24, 2020
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. pic.twitter.com/SS7lrsiSCS
Abayomi noted that four additional COVID-19 cases were confirmed in the Lagos between Monday evening and Tuesday by 1:10 pm, bringing the total in the state to 29.