South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is in self-quarantine after being exposed to Covid-19.
A guest at a dinner attended by the president on Saturday evening tested positive on Tuesday.
Thirty-five people attended the fundraising event.
The guest showed symptoms on Sunday and tested on Monday.
President Cyril Ramaphosa begins a period of self-quarantine. This follows exposure to a #COVID19 positive dinner guest. The President is showing no symptoms at this stage. #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403 pic.twitter.com/OoYEu36Rnm— eNCA (@eNCA) October 28, 2020
The result only became known Tuesday, but the president had since unveiled the OR Tambo statue and attended the opening of a hotel.
The presidency says Ramaphosa is not showing any symptoms.
In the meantime, he will continue working remotely.