FW de Klerk discharged from hospital

2018-10-29 18:33
Former president FW de Klerk. (AFP)

Former president FW de Klerk. (AFP)

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Former president FW de Klerk has been discharged from a Cape Town hospital after he was admitted on Friday, his foundation said.

The last apartheid head of state was discharged from Panorama Mediclinic on Monday after undergoing a successful procedure on Saturday to treat pneumothorax, his foundation said.

READ: Former president FW de Klerk hospitalised

Pneumothorax is an abnormal collection of air in the pleural space between the lung and the chest wall.

"Mr and Mrs De Klerk, as well as the foundation, would like to express their sincere thanks for all the good wishes and messages of support they have received over the past few days," the foundation added in a statement.
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