April 24, 2024

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S.African President Tests Positive For COVID-19

Months after taking the single dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination, the president of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, has tested positive for the deadly virus. According to the nation’s health ministry, President Ramaphosa is currently receiving treatment for mild symptoms.It was gathered that the president who has already handed over the presidency Deputy President David Mabuza, is in isolation in Cape Town.

However, the presidency said Ramaphosa is in good spirit and being monitored by the ministry. It said on Sunday, December 12: “The president is in good spirits but is being monitored by the South African Military Health Service of the South African National Defence Force.” It went on to disclose that the president and his delegation were tested for COVID-19 after returning from a visit to West Africa.

The presidency stated: “The president and the delegation returned to South Africa from the Republic of Senegal on Wednesday, 8 December 2021, after obtaining negative test results. “The president also tested negative on his return to Johannesburg on 8 December.”