Labour minister Thulas Nxesi tests positive for Covid-19

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Minister of Employment and Labour Thulas Nxesi.
Minister of Employment and Labour Thulas Nxesi.
Felix Dlangamandla


“This was the minister’s fourth round of tests since the outbreak of the virus, and the first to return positive. Minister Nxesi is in self-isolation and will continue to work from home. All members of his office, who have come in contact with him, will also undergo testing,” the presidency said.

It wished Nxesi a speedy recovery” along “with thousands of other South Africans and their families who are also battling the coronavirus”.

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