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See The African President That tests Positive For COVID-19, Hands Over Power

  • Slumber Tsogwane, Botswana’s vice president, is now the African country’s acting president of Botswana.
  • On Monday, January 3rd, the president, Mokgweetsi Masisi, tested positive for the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Masisi will continue to receive close medical attention at his residence, according to a report released by the Botswana government on Monday.

Gaborone, Botswana – Gaborone is the capital of Botswana. President Mokgweetsi Masisi has tested positive for COVID-19 and is self-isolating at his official residence, the Botswana government announced on Monday, January 3.

According to VOA and Reuters, the development was made public by John Dipowe, the government’s spokesman, who stated that President Masisi received the results on Tuesday.

Dipowe said: “Members of the public are assured that his excellency the president does not have any symptoms and will continue to receive close medical monitoring by his medical doctors. 

“The self-isolation is a precautionary measure in accordance with Botswana’s COVID-19 health protocols.”

Vice President Slumber Tsogwane will then take over as president until the country’s most important citizen recovers from the deadly pandemic.

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Meanwhile, Cyril Ramaphosa, the president of South Africa, tested positive for the deadly virus months after receiving a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

President Ramaphosa is currently receiving treatment for mild symptoms, according to the country’s health ministry.

According to reports, President Jacob Zuma, who has already handed over the presidency to Deputy President David Mabuza, is being held in seclusion in Cape Town.

The presidency, on the other hand, stated that Ramaphosa was in good spirits and that the ministry was monitoring him.


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