- Nelson Mandela's grandson, Ndaba, has tested positive for the Covid-19 virus
- Ndaba announced he had the coronavirus in an Instagram post
- However, he got roasted for not taking the matter seriously and later removed one of the clips
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Madiba's grandson, Ndaba Mandela, has tested positive for the coronavirus, he confirmed on Instagram.
He is heard saying:
"I got my test results back, and they tested positive. I have the 'rona, yo! The 'rona! Can you believe that? The 'rona!"
The clip got a lot of backlash online and Ndaba decided to take it off. However, not before a social media user, @Bathandwa95, took a screen recording of it.
Take a look at his announcement below:
Social media users expressed their views on Ndaba's video and tweeps agreed he wasn't taking the matter seriously.
Twitter user, @Raymondturndai, commented:
"Doesn't sound sober this one."
Another tweep, @MadikaBekan, added:
"It's like he's acting."
Social media user, @tsiko_the_nomad, said:
"But I don’t get why he sounds excited about this development... It doesn’t look true really... hai."
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Take a look at the video below:
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize had announced a steep climb in the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus.
In a statement released by the Department of Health, Mkhzie confirmed that a considerable increase in verified cases had been noted:
"Fellow South Africans, as of today, South Africa now has 402 confirmed cases of Covid-19. This means there has been an increase of 128 from yesterday's announcement."
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