South African Musician AKA, real name, Kiernan Forbes has tested positive for COVID-19. The rapper announced the news on his Twitter page on Friday.
The 32-year-old rapper made the disclosure of his diagnosis in a statement he posted to his official Twitter page on Friday, July 10.
According to the rapper, he decided to make his results public to raise awareness about the pandemic. “Multi-award-winning South African musician, AKA, has tested positive for the novel COVID-19 virus,” the post read.
The statement 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.”
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