Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, says she has lost two people close to her to the novel coronavirus within 24 hours.

She took to her Instagram page to make the announcement warning her fans and followers to be careful so they do not contract the virus.

“Lost an acquaintance yesterday, lost another just now…Covid-19 isn’t on break guys,” Tonto Dikeh wrote.

The actress told her followers to take note and understand that the Coronavirus pandemic is not a myth.

“it ain’t no myth, sh*t is f**king real,” she added.

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Upon sharing the sad news, fans and colleagues flooded her comment section with messages.

Read what some of them had to say below:

Ubi Franklin triplemg: “And some people are still fooling around, posting that coronavirus is not real. Stay safe guys.”

Real Warri Pikin: “Awww My sister am so sorry to hear this.”

Ugezujugezu: “It is not a myth my love. It is indeed real. @tontolet Sorry for your loss.”

Urielagu: “Oh God when is everything going to be this normal in this country.”

Veeveerich: “May God comfort and console you and the family. Please accept my sympathy.”

Barjezie: “So sad to hear…my condolences to the bereaved family.”

Ugochidesmond: “So sad sorry for your loss this is real no jokes y’all stay safe.”

Official Nonso Dobi: “May their souls rest in perfect peace.”