South African President Contracts Coronavirus

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has tested positive for the ravaging COVID-19 virus.

Native information platform reported that Ramaphosa felt unwell and was exhibiting mild symptoms on Sunday December 12, after leaving a memorial service for FW de Klerk, the previous South African deputy president, in Cape Town.

South African presidency acknowledged that Ramaphosa is “in good spirits” and is being monitored by medical doctors. Although he’s absolutely vaccinated, he’s anticipated to stay in self-isolation and has assigned his duties to David Mabuza, the deputy president.

The assertion added;

“Vaccination stays the very best safety towards extreme sickness and hospitalisation.

“Individuals who have had contact with the president right this moment are suggested to observe for signs or to have themselves examined.”

President Muhammadu Buhari obtained the South African president on December 1 on the presidential villa in Abuja. This was additionally similar day Nigeria reported three circumstances of the Omicron COVID variant.

South African Presidency nonetheless stated that Ramaphosa and his delegation have been examined for COVID-19 after coming back from a four-country visit to West Africa and it got here out negative.

The assertion learn;

“The president and the delegation returned to South Africa from the Republic of Senegal on Wednesday, 8 December 2021, after acquiring unfavourable test outcomes.

“The president additionally tested negative on his return to Johannesburg on 8 December.”

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