Gboah.com: Checkout Nigerian Celebrities Who Were Tested Positive For Corona Virus

Checkout Nigerian Celebrities Who Were Tested Positive For Corona Virus

The pandemic does not know anyone, rich or poor, young or old, as celebrities and notable figures are not immune to the deadly disease.

The first case of the disease was reported in Nigeria on the 27th of February 2020.

According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), of a total of 43,537 people infected, only 20,087 were recovered and discharged after medication in the 36 states of the country as well as the Federal Capital Territory ( FCT).

There are currently more than 22,000 reported cases in Nigeria.

Some remarkable identities have come out to share their experiences with the virus and to notify the citizens to follow the guidelines of the NCDC.

Below is a list of celebrities who have already been tested positive for coronavirus disease in the country.

1. Chioma Avril Rowland


Musician, Davido revealed on his social media page in March that his girlfriend, Chioma Avril Rowland, had tested positive for the virus and had been admitted to an isolation centre.


The musician and the 31 members of the group, DMW were made to get checked after a trip from foreign country to Lagos.


The father of three also shared the news that she has recovered and has been tested negative in April.

2. Peter Okoye


In June, Peter Okoye, a.k.a Mr P, revealed that his spouse, Lola Omotayo, his baby girl, Aliona, and two of his household workers had contracted the disease.


The artist made this through an Instagram live chat after he and his family had recovered.

3. Dan Foster


Famous on-air personality, Dan Foster passed away the day after testing positive coronavirus.


The radio host passed away at the age of 61 on the 17th of June at the hospital in Lagos due to the virus.

4. Anike Alajogun


Famous actress of Nollywood, Anike Alajogun officially tested positive for Coronavirus in the United Kingdom.


Since retirement from acting, Alajogun, who appeared in several Yoruba movies, travelled to the United Kingdom to become a nurse.

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