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Gauteng Premier David Makhura has tested positive for Covid-19 and is in self-isolation.

He said on 8th of July 2020, he experienced some mild symptoms and on Thursday 09 July 2020, he decided to self-quarantine and test for COVID-19 as a precautionary measure.

However, today, Friday 10 July 2020, he received his test results confirming that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Makhura said he is in self-isolation, in line with the WHO protocols and will work from home over the next 14 days whilst monitoring his health.

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Adding, he said he wish to appeal to all the people of Gauteng to continue playing their part in observing the golden rules of washing hands regularly, wearing a mask and practicing physical distancing.



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