Deputy Minister Bapela tests positive for Covid-19

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Tebogo Msimanga |

The Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Obed Bapela has tested positive for Covid-19.

Cabinet Spokesperson Phumla Williams said the Deputy Minister took his 4th test since the outbreak of the pandemic after showing some symptoms.

Bapela received his results on Saturday 09 January 2021. He is in self-quarantine.

The Deputy Minister has urged all South Africans to play their part by continuing to observe all health protocols, like regularly washing/sanitising hands, wearing a face mask that covers both nose and mouth and practicing social distancing at all times.

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