JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has tested negative for coronavirus, the presidency said in a statement on Thursday.
“The president submitted for testing as a precautionary measure upon the advice of physicians on Tuesday 24th March 2020 and received his results last night,” the statement said, adding he had held meetings with a variety of people in recent weeks.
(Reporting by Emma Rumney; Editing by Alison Williams)
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