Minister of Employment and Labour, Thulas Nxesi has tested positive for COVID-19.
Nxesi received his results earlier today, the Presidency said in a statement on Friday.
“This was the minister’s 4th round of tests to be conducted since the outbreak of the virus, and the first to return positive,” the Presidency said.
“Minister Nxesi is in self-isolation and will continue to work from home. All members of the office of the minister who have come in contact with him will also undergo testing.
“The minister remains in high spirits and confident that he will beat the virus.