Mzansi rapper AKA has become the latest South African celebrity who has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Instead of hiding the fact that he has tested positive for Covid-19, the rapper has used the positive diagnosis to spread a message of caution to the South African community, warning citizens to be more careful and to adhere to the lockdown regulations and medical advice from the health authorities.AKA Tests Positive For Covid-19
Media is publishing the statement which was released by AKA’s management in full below.AKA Tests Positive For Covid-19.
PRESS STATEMENT: AKA TESTS POSITIVE FOR NOVEL COVID-19 VIRUS
Johannesburg, Friday, 10 July 2020 — Multi award-winning South African musician, AKA, has tested positive for the novel COVID-19 virus. In an attempt to create awareness around the virus and to caution citizens to be more careful in their daily interactions with others, AKA has chosen to make his results public.
AKA pleads for everyone to adhere to social distancing guidelines, to wear masks and to hold stringent hygiene measures by frequently sanitizing and washing our hands. Since the announcement of the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, AKA has taken precautions that were stipulated by the WHO and the SA Government.
COVID-19 has become a very real part of many lives in South Africa and AKA will, therefore, be sharing his recovery journey with everyone whilst in self-isolation, as he aims to be as transparent as possible about his journey with COVID-19.
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