WC Premier Alan Winde tests positive for COVID-19
Alan Winde said he received his results on Wednesday morning and was self-isolating at home for 14 days.
CAPE TOWN - Premier Alan Winde has tested positive for COVID-19.
Winde said he received his results on Wednesday morning and was self-isolating at home for 14 days.
The premier said he started developing mild flu-like symptoms on Sunday.
He added he went for testing on Monday, because he's a type 2 diabetic and over the age of 55.
Winde said he would continue with meetings to coordinate the province's COVID-19 response.
I received a positive test result for Covid-19 this morning,& I am in self-isolation at home for 14 days.— Premier Alan Winde (@alanwinde) July 8, 2020
On Sunday, I started to develop mild flu-like symptoms. As I am Diabetic (type 2)& over 55 years of age, I know I am at a higher risk of developing a more serious illness. pic.twitter.com/oWMurB0usI