S.A Gwede Mantashe COVID-19 positive
South Africa’s Mnister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe, and his wife have tested positive for covid-19.
A statement from the cabinet said the couple is in isolation and the minister will continue to work from home.
This was Mr Mantashe’s third round of tests since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
The statement also said the Minister has directed all members of his private office in government to be tested.
According to the World Health Organization, South Africa has confirmed about 287,000 Coronavirus cases, the highest on the continent.