Mineral Assets and Power Minister Gwede Mantashe. (Jan Gerber/Information24)
- Mineral Assets Minister Gwede Mantashe has been hospitalised with Covid-19 associated signs.
- The minister examined optimistic for the coronavirus final Tuesday.
- Mantashe’s spouse Nolwandle Mantashe additionally examined optimistic.
Mineral Assets and Power Minister Gwede Mantashe has been hospitalised on Monday, authorities has confirmed.
Minister within the Presidency Jackson Mthembu stated on Monday he may affirm that Mantashe was receiving medical care.
This nearly per week after Mantashe examined optimistic for Covid-19.
The presidency stated final week that Mantashe and his spouse, Nolwandle Mantashe examined optimistic and had been in isolation. They stated the minister would proceed working from house.
On the time, authorities stated Mantashe instructed these working in his personal workplace to get examined.
Different ministers who examined optimistic for Covid-19 included Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, who has since recovered, and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi.
It is a growing story.