Mr Linda Dhlamini, Lekwa Mayor, has been admitted to hospital.
According to Mr Linda Tshabalala, Lekwa Municipal Manager, the mayor has been in hospital since Sunday 17 January.
Mr Tshabalala could not say what Mr Dhlamini was suffering from, saying the mayor and his family would know the nature of his illness.
It is not clear at this stage which hospital he was admitted to.
Mr Tshabalala could not confirm if the mayor is still in hospital.
The mayor has been discharged from hospital.
According to Mr Tshabalala, he will be home for some time.
It is unclear at this stage why he was admitted to hospital.