Tebogo Msimanga |
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize and his wife, Dr May Mkhize tested positive for Covid-19.
“I was feeling abnormally exhausted and as the day progressed, I started losing appetite. My wife had a cough, was dizzy and extremely exhausted. Given her symptoms, the doctors advised that she must be admitted for observation and rehydration.”
Mkhize said their close contacts in the past week have been a few of their family members and some of his Health Ministry team.” We have informed them and advised them to immediately isolate in their homes and be tested.
Minister Mkhize and his wife are now in quarantine at home and they remain optimistic that they will fully recover from this virus.
Minister urged all South Africans to continue adhering to health protocols, to wear masks, maintain social distancing and washing or sanitizing their hands.