Former president Nelson Mandela's condition was "unchanged" on Monday morning, the presidency said in a statement.
"Former President Nelson Mandela remains in hospital, and his
condition is unchanged. Madiba was admitted on Saturday, 8 June 2013,
for treatment in a Pretoria hospital for a lung infection," the
In a statement president Jacob Zuma also called upon South Africans to pray for Madiba and the family during this time.
This was the first update in more than 48 hours since the presidency
announced on Saturday morning that Mandela was in a "serious but stable"
condition after being admitted at Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital in the capital Pretori.
The media continued camping outside his house in Houghton, Johannesburg, and the number of media outside Medi-Clinic hospitalkept swelling.