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Health minister Zweli Mkhize and his wife have tested positive for Covid-19 and are in quarantine at home, he announced in a statement on Sunday night.

Mkhize has been at the forefront of SA’s efforts to manage the coronavirus pandemic, and is the fifth cabinet minister to test positive for Covid-19. Minister of mineral resources and energy Gwede Mantashe, employment and labour minister Thulas Nxesi, trade and industry minister Ebrahim Patel, and defence minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula have all previously announced that they have tested positive for the disease, and all four have made a full recovery...

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