Ramaphosa pays tribute to healthcare workers

President Cyril Ramaphosa was in Khayelitsha to lead a ceremony in memory of those who lost their lives to COVID-19. Courtesy of #DStv403


CAPE TOWN - President Cyril Ramaphosa has thanked the country's healthcare workers for the sacrifices they've made during the COVID-19 pandemic.

He visited the Khayelitsha District Hospital in Cape Town on Thursday night.

There, he lit a candle in memory of those who have lost their lives to the coronavirus.

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"We light a candle in recognition of the contribution made by our frontline workers in the fight against COVID-19," the president said on Twitter.

"We light a candle to mourn the lives that have been lost in the fight against this pandemic.

"We light a candle as a symbol of hope for the way forward."

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