Buthelezi tests positive for COVID-19

File: Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi has been hospitalised, however, his family says it is nothing to be alarmed about. AFP/Rajesh Jantilal

JOHANNESBURG - IFP founder Mangosuthu Buthelezi, has tested positive for COVID-19.

Buthelezi is the latest in a string of politicians to contract the virus.

He came into contact with a Covid-19 positive person in recent days.

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The 91-year-old has no symptoms and is self-isolating.

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