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.
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.