Tanzanian rapper Hamis Mwinjuma popularly known as MwanaFA has tested positive for COVID-19.
The singer took to social media to reveal that he has been in self-isolation for the past few days following his recent trip to South Africa.
He added that he was tested on arrival and that the results came back positive.
His announcement came just hours after the Tanzanian government issued a statement on two new cases of Coronavirus in the country.
“Mwanaume,Mtanzania mwenye umri wa miaka 40 ambaye alisafiri Afrika ya Kusini kati ya tarehe 14 machi 2020 hadi tarehe 16 machi 2020 na kurejea nchini usiku wa tarehe 17 Machi 2020” read part of the statement.
The ‘Dume Suruali’ hitmaker is not the first Tanzanian celebrity to contract the virus, it was recently reported that Diamond Platnumz’ manager Sallam SK had tested positive for the virus.
This is following his recent travels in Europe before the cancellation of his boss’ Europe tour.
The number of infected persons in Tanzania with Coronavirus stand at six with no fatalities just yet.
In other news, Legendary Cameroonian musician, Manu Dibango, is in recovery after testing positive for the coronavirus in France. The news was shared via the artist’s Facebook page on Wednesday.
There are over 250, 000 infected persons around the world with over 10,000 deaths.