The Lagos State government announced on Tuesday that all the participants and attendees of the just-concluded African Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) may have been exposed to COVID-19.

The event, which held on March 14 at Eko Hotels and Suites on Victoria Island in Lagos, attracted numerous key players in the creative and movie sector in attendance.

The Commissioner for Health in Lagos, Prof Akin Abayomi, made the announcement in a Twitter post on Tuesday.

He said, “I hereby notify you that all participants at the African Magic viewers’ Choice Award held on March 14 at Eko Hotels 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, call our toll-free line 08000corona if they notice any of the #COVID19 related symptoms.”

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