Minister Mantashe tests positive for Covid-19

Health South Africa

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The Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe has tested positive for COVID-19. The Minister tested positive on Saturday, 18 December 2021, after experiencing mild symptoms.

In a statement issued by Minister in the presidency Mondli Gungumbele on Sunday, it said Minister Mantashe is in good spirits and he is currently in self-isolation.

“Government urges all South Africans to vaccinate and remain disciplined in observing all COVID-19 safety protocols to ensure a safe and joyful festive season with family and friends.”

Meanwhile, South Africa recorded 48 covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of death to 90 345.

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