Man who tested positive for COVID-19 after visiting Elegushi advises Nigerians

Man who tested positive for COVID-19 after visiting Elegushi advises Nigerians

- A Nigerian man with the Twitter handle @arclaimer has disclosed that he has been self-isolating after contracting the deadly coronavirus

- According to the young man, he was at Elegushi beach during the new year celebration

- Some social media users prayed he recovers soon while others did not believe his claim

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A Nigerian man has taken to social media to warn people who were at Elegushi beach on 2nd and 3rd of January to get tested for COVID-19 as he recently tested positive for the deadly disease.

The man with the Twitter handle @arclaimer who was also at the beach said he has been self-isolating since Monday, January 4.

In his words:

"Hello everyone. my name is Ndubuisi Johnson and I have been tested positive for corona virus and I have been self isolating since on monday. please if you were at Elegushi Beach on Saturday and Sunday (2nd and 3rd January) kindly go and get tested. Stay safe everyone."

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Nigerians took to the comment section of the post to share their thoughts.

Man who tested positive for COVID-19 after visiting Elegushi advise Nigerians
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A tweep with the handle @Khal_zimo wrote:

"Needless to say you were irresponsible going to the beach knowing there’s a pandemic out there and putting yourself and others at risk. I hope you get better soon."

@OkellgOkeh said he was lucky to have been trapped by traffic.

@omolola_odun commented:

"I was at Elegushi beach on Saturday but nothing is wrong with me bro... Quick recovery sha if your story is really true oo."

Another tweep both prayed and cursed him.

@iamSwaga01 reacted:

"Many Nigerians are reckless beings."

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In similar news, ace Nigerian comedian Ali Baba has taken to social media to advise people to adhere to safety guidelines against the deadly coronavirus after recently surviving the disease.

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In a video on his Instagram page, the comedian said people died in the isolation centre he was taken to when he contracted COVID-19.

According to him, anyone who says coronavirus is not real should not be trusted. He said the virus is real and killing people.

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