Ramaphosa Recovers From Covid-19, Back At Work

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has returned to work after a week of self-isolation which followed his positive test for Covid-19, the Presidency said on Monday morning.

“The president thanks all South Africans and leaders and friends internationally who conveyed their good wishes during this period,” said the Presidency.

“In turn, the president wishes all persons infected with Covid-19 a safe and speedy recovery.”

Ramaphosa, who tested positive for the virus on 12 December,  has returned to duty.

He will chair the final Cabinet meeting for this year on Wednesday, 22 December 2021.

“President Ramaphosa repeats his call for everyone in the country to stay safe by being vaccinated, wearing face masks, washing or sanitising hands frequently, maintaining a social distance and avoiding gatherings,” said the Presidency.