Veteran Nollywood Actress, Victoria Inyama Battles COVID-19

Veteran Nollywood actress and producer, Victoria Inyama, has revealed that she is currently battling the COVID-19 disease.

In a statement shared on her Instagram handle accompanied by a video on Sunday morning, Inyama disclosed that she tested positive for the virus three weeks ago.


According to the actress, who was seen plugged onto a ventilator with a drip line running through her arm, she has been in isolation for three weeks.



The mother of three kids noted that Coronavirus is a terrible virus.

She wrote: “I couldn’t have been more careful with the kids going to school etc. I would rather go through this than my children. What a Christmas and New Year. What a 2021! COVID is a terrible terrible virus.


“I can’t even explain. So exhausting, 3 weeks and still counting. Thanks to @ldn_ambulance Kent zone, @darent_valley_hospital @tiko4guvnor @drtonero @wonuola.akintola. This too shall pass.”




In a picture that accompanied the post, which appeared to be the COVID-19 test result from a UK hospital, she was asked to self-isolate and stay at home until January 6.


“Account ID 1b7bdb00. You have tested positive for COVID-19, so you must stay at home and self-isolate until the 6th of January (including this date). If you still have a fever until the 6th, you should continue,” the text read.


Profile of Victoria Inyama


Victoria Inyama, who was born in Enugu State, began acting in 1990. She later married Godwin Okri, her husband, and relocated to the United Kingdom.


Some of the movies for which she is known are ‘Silent Night’, ‘Danger Zone’, ‘Odum’, and ‘Love from Above’. Other Nollywood films she has also starred in are ‘Iyanga’, ‘Eze Nwanyi’, Glamour Boys’ as well as ‘Barraccuda’.

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