SA: President Ramaphosa tests positive for virus, mildly ill

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is getting treatment for gentle COVID-19 manifestations in the wake of testing positive for the infection on Sunday, his office said.

Ramaphosa began feeling unwell and a test affirmed COVID-19, an explanation from the administration reported.

He is holing up in Cape Town and is being observed by the South African Military Health Service, the assertion said. He has designated all obligations to Deputy President David Mabuza for the following week.

Ramaphosa, 69, is completely immunized. The assertion didn’t say whether he had been contaminated with the omicron Covid variation.

Last week, Ramaphosa visited four West African nations. He and all individuals from his appointment were tried for COVID-19 in every one of the nations during the outing.

Some in the designation tried positive in Nigeria and returned straightforwardly to South Africa.

All through the remainder of the outing, Ramaphosa and his designation tried negative. Ramaphosa got back from Senegal on Dec. 8.