After testing optimistic for COVID-19 every week in the past, the minister of employment and labour, Thulas Nxesi was admitted to the hospital on Monday, 20th of July after following his physician’s recommendation.
Minister within the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu made it identified that Nxesi examined optimistic for COVID-19 nearly every week in the past however had been in self isolation in his dwelling till final evening.
“His admission to hospital comes on the recommendation of his medical docs, to ensure that him to have entry to higher medical consideration and correct monitoring,” stated Mthembu.
Aside from Nxesi, another ministers have reportedly examined optimistic for the virus. Minister of Defence and Navy Veterans Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula and her husband Charles Nqakula additionally examined optimistic. In keeping with the presidency, the pair has since managed to make a full restoration. Minister of Mineral Assets and vitality, Samson Gwede Mantashe was additionally admitted on Monday however his spouse is self isolating at dwelling as she additionally examined optimistic.
Western Cape Premier Alan Winde, Gauteng Premier David Makhura and North West Premier Job Mokgoro additionally examined optimistic in latest weeks.