Nigerian actress and filmmaker, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, has contracted coronavirus.
The Nollywood star broke the news on Saturday via her social media platforms.
Omotola said she has tested positive positive for the disease and is currently in isolation where she’s receiving treatment. Adding that though she is now getting better, she has remained in isolation.
“I know most of you have been wondering where I have been. Well, I contracted COVID-19. I have been ill and have been in isolation but I am getting better,” she said.
She further disclosed that more details about her health would be revealed soon.
Omotola is officially the first Nigerian movie star to test positive to the viral and deadly virus.
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Hello All, I know Most of you Have been Wondering where I’ve been. Well, i Contracted Covid. I have been ill , in Isolation and Now getting better. More on the details of this soon. However, I have been Reading on the devastating News of How our Youths are Needlessly Dieing getting crushed by Trailers/containers ! This is disheartening and has made my heart really troubled ! This can happen to ANYONE and Enforcements can’t be taken lightly on this Gov @jidesanwoolu !!! Pls do something!!!!! I am Releasing this video that was shot some time ago Now as I feel the need to. Thanks @iamharrysong and @clarenceshotit . Thanks for your All Love and prayers as I recover fully, Nigeria Needs to #GetBusy produced by @iamdelb. ( Full video on my Youtube page )