- South Africa’s Mineral Resources and Energy Minister, Hon Gwede Mantashe has been hospitalised with Covid-19 related symptoms.
- The minister tested positive for the coronavirus last Tuesday. Read more
The South African government has confirmed that Mineral Resources and Energy Minister, Mr Gwede Mantashe, was hospitalised yesterday for Covid19 related symptoms.
Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu said on Monday evening he could confirm that Mantashe was receiving medical care. In a statement issued, the presidency said the minister was advised by his doctor to seek admission to hospital.
“Today, Minister Mantashe was admitted to hospital on the advice of their family doctor for better medical attention and monitoring, whilst Mrs Mantashe will continue to self-quarantine at their home”.
The presidency said last week that Mantashe and his wife, Nolwandle Mantashe tested positive and were in isolation. They said the minister would continue working from home. Read more
Author: Bryan Groenendaal