Award-winning South African rapper, Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, better known as AKA has tested positive for COVID-19.
The artiste’s management announced this in a statement released via social media on Friday, which reads in part;
In an attempt to create awareness around the virus and to caution citizens to be more careful in their daily interactions with others, AKA has chosen to make his results public. 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.
According to the statement, AKA will be sharing his recovery journey with everyone while in self-isolation “as he aims to be as transparent as possible about his journey with Covid-19”.
Stay Safe. 😷 🦠 pic.twitter.com/qGls3wfRkc
— AKA (@akaworldwide) July 10, 2020