South African President Ramaphosa in isolation after testing positive for Covid-19

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has delegated all his duties to Deputy President David Mabuza after testing positive for Covid-19.

Ramaphosa is receiving treatment for mild symptoms.

“The president, who is fully vaccinated, is in self-isolation in Cape Town and has delegated all responsibilities to Deputy President David Mabuza for the next week,” the presidency said in a statement on Sunday.

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Ramaphosa, 69, was vaccinated against coronavirus with the Johnson & Johnson shot in February.

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