Ramaphosa wishes Covid-hit Mkhizes speedy recovery



President Cyril Ramaphosa has wished Health Minister Zweli Mkhize and his wife, May Mkhize, a safe and speedy recovery from Covid-19 infection.

The couple tested positive for Covid-19 over the weekend.

Mkhize was tested on Saturday after showing mild symptoms of the virus.

On Sunday night, the minister revealed in a statement that they have contracted the virus and quarantining at home.

He was sure they would make a full recovery.

The president in a statement on Monday morning wished the couple speedy recovery.

“The President wishes the Mkhizes a safe and restful recovery and joins the Minister in calling on all South Africans to remain careful and do all we need to do to keep safe and help the country avoid a second wave of the pandemic,”

The minister stated that he would use this quarantine period to rest and recharge “because our task to improve the health services of our country and the lives our people even post COVID-19 remains of paramount importance.”

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