Authorities has confirmed that Labour and Employment Minister Thulas Nxesi was admitted to hospital on Monday night time because of the coronavirus.
Minister Nxesi examined optimistic for COVID-19 final week and had been in self-quarantine at his dwelling.
In a press release issued on Tuesday, the federal government mentioned that the minister was admitted on the recommendation of his docs, “to ensure that him to have entry to higher medical consideration and correct monitoring”.
The minister is the second Cupboard member to be admitted to hospital after Mineral Assets and Power Minister Gwede Mantashe was admitted earlier this week.
Minister within the Presidency Jackson Mthembu: “Minister of Labour and Employment, Mr Thulas Nxesi, was final night time admitted to a hospital. This can be a week after he examined optimistic for the coronavirus. We want Minister Nxesi a speedy restoration from this coronavirus.”