File: Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe.
JOHANNESBURG - Mineral Resources and Energy Minister, Gwede Mantashe has been admitted to hospital.
In a statement, the government confirmed Mantashe was admitted to hospital, while his wife continues to self-quarantine at their home.
"Minister Mantashe was admitted to hospital on the advice of their family doctor for better medical attention and monitoring, whilst Mrs Mantashe will continue to self-quarantine at their home."
Mantashe and his wife tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday last week.
They immediately went into isolation.
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