The Executive Mayor of the City of Johannesburg, Geoffrey Makhubo, has been hospitalised for COVID-19 complications. Makhubo tested positive for COVID-19 late last month.
The Executive Mayor will remain in hospital until his medical team is satisified of his recovery.
Joburg residents are urged once more to take all necessary precautions to remain safe and to avoid infection. This includes strict adherence to non-medical practices of wearing masks, sanitizing regularly and minimising movement in line with the Level 4 restrictions announced by the President.
Gauteng has the highest number of Covid 19 cases. The active cases in South Africa exceeded 2 million mark.
In the last 24 hours, 303 people died of Coronavirus which brings the total number of deaths to 61 332 deaths Number of recoveries is 1 773 930 with a recovery rate of 87.8%.