Gauteng Premier David Makhura has contracted Covid 19. The news were revealed by him via a statement dated 10 July 2020. Makhura said that after experiencing mild symptoms on the 8th of July, he decided to self- isolate and test for the virus.
Makhura will remain in self isolation for the next 14 days. While monitoring his health in self-quarantine, he will see to it that the Provincial Executive Command and the Provincial Command Council continue to give weekly updates on the response to the pandemic.
Makhura reiterated his call for people to continue to observe health protocols and maintain social distancing.