AKA Tests Positive for COVID-19
Award-winning South African rapper Aka, real name Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, said today he had tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the latest celebrity to be infected with the deadly virus.
This confirmed by the rapper in a statement on Friday.
“In an attempt to create awareness around the virus and caution citizen to be more careful in their daily interactions with others AKA has chosen to make his results public,” reads the statement.
According to a reliable source he had gone to take the test on Tuesday.
He is now in self-isolation.
“Aka pleads for everyone to adhere to social distancing guidelines, to wear masks and to hold stringent hygiene measures by frequently sanitizing and washing our hands,” said the rapper in a statement.
He added that he would be documenting his recovery while in self-isolation.