The Re-elected  mayor of Cape Town,Patricia De Lille‚ on behalf of the City of Cape Town‚ extended well-wishes and quick recovery to Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu while he undergoes treatment in hospital.


“We wish him well and trust that he is receiving the best possible care‚” she said in a statement on Thursday morning.


“We carry the Arch‚ Mama Leah and the Tutu family in our thoughts and prayers during this time.”


Bishop  Tutu had earlier checked into a Cape Town hospital for the same bug that kept him in hospital for a week last year.


“He is expected to remain in hospital for a week or two,” said Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe. The archbishop underwent similar treatment last year.