South Africa: President Ramafoza tested positive for COVID-19


South African President Cyril Ramafosa tested positive for coronavirus and is being treated for mild symptoms. “Fully vaccinated 69 years old “He began to feel unwell after leaving a memorial service for the last leader of South Africa’s white minority government, Frederick Willem de Klerk, in Cape Town,” the statement said.

The president is in self-isolation in Cape Town and has delegated all responsibilities to Vice President David Mabuza for next week, the presidency said in a statement.

“The president was found negative on his return to Johannesburg on December 8 from Senegal and other West African countries, “it said.

In recent days, the epidemic outbreak is believed to be linked to the new Omicron variant of coronavirus, infects approximately daily 20,000 people in South Africa.

Ramafosa described his infection as a warning to all citizens to be vigilant.

Source: ΑΠΕ – ΜΠΕ  

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