South Africa’s minister of health Zweli Mkhize contracts COVID-19

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South Africa’s minister of health Dr. Zweli Mkhize has contracted COVID-19, the presidency confirmed in a statement on Monday.

The Minister of Health announced at the weekend that he and Dr May Mkhize had tested positive and the Minister described the symptoms affecting them.

“President Cyril Ramaphosa wishes Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize and his wife, Dr May Mkhize, a safe and speedy recovery from their COVID-19 infection,” the presidency said.

“The President wishes the Mkhizes a safe and restful recovery and joins the Minister in calling on all South Africans to remain careful and do all we need to do to keep safe and help the country avoid a second wave of the pandemic.”

Simon Ateba
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