- The world is currently in a state of gloom as the novel coronavirus has become a pandemic that is plaguing most countries
- Africa, particularly Nigeria, recorded no victims of the virus at the onset but as days go by, the number has begun to increase and even threatens to reach high places
- According to reports, a popular Nigerian celebrity has now tested positive to the virus and he attended the recently held AMVCA where he interacted with a lot of people
The COVID-19 also known as the coronavirus is undoubtedly causing panic in most parts of the world and the number of infected persons in Nigeria is currently increasing as time continues to go on.
Despite the grave and dangerous nature of the coronavirus, a number of people in Nigeria still have doubts about the existence of the disease but it seems their doubts are about to be cleared.
News has been making the rounds on social media that a popular Nigerian celebrity has tested positive for the virus and that he attended the recently held Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA), where he mixed and interacted with a lot of other stars.
Controversial journalist, Kemi Olunloyo, was the first to share this information with the public and now other people who seem to be in the know have followed suit.
A lady identified on Twitter as Ifeoma Chukwuogo (@Fizzy Thatcher) warned people who attended the event to self-isolate and watch themselves for some days.
She also said information has reached her that the infected person has already reported himself and she would delete her tweets to avoid further panic.
See her tweets below:
Another popular blogger, Stella Dimoko-Korkus, also corroborated the claims. According to her, the person is a popular photographer and he has also advised people to stay quarantined till he gets his result to confirm his status. See her post below:
In other news, Legit.ng reported that popular British actor, Idris Elba, has tested positive for the deadly coronavirus.
The coronavirus started in Wuhan, China, and has now spread to all but one continent in the whole world. As it stands, not even popular personalities are safe from the pandemic as top people in different fields of life have also tested positive to the disease.
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