Popular Netflix, Blood and Water star, Amamkele Qamata (22), has revealed how she felt when she tested positive for coronavirus in July.

Ama told Sowetan Magazine that one day she just lost her sense of taste and smell and a test confirmed that she had Covid-19.

The star said she decided to reveal her positive result to all her social media followers and quarantined in her room.

About AMA Qamata

Early Life

Ama was born in the small town of Cala, in the Eastern Cape.


Degree in Theater and Performance – She left to pursue the role on Blood And Water


2013 SABC – My perfect family

2013 BBC – Drama Series

2016 to 2019 – Gomorrah, Muvhango, Rythm City

2017 – Ama became an intern to Kutlwano Ditsele (Netflix Casting Director).

2019 Netflix – Blood And Water, as Puleng.

2020 – Currently shooting Season 2 of Blood and Water in Cape Town.


2020 – Next Big Thing Award – SA Styles Awards.

Please read the full story in the Sowetan Magazine – December 2020