'I feel fine,' says deputy minister Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu after positive Covid-19 test

Deputy minister of social development Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu confirmed her positive test on Monday

13 July 2020 - 15:58 By Naledi Shange
Deputy minister Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu has tested positive for Covid-19.
Deputy minister Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu has tested positive for Covid-19.
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Deputy social development minister Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu has tested positive for Covid-19, her ministry announced on Monday.

Bogopane-Zulu was in self-isolation.

In a statement, she said that she was in good spirits.

“I feel fine and will continue fulfilling my functions from home over the next 14 days. I have shown no symptoms, so far,” Bogopane-Zulu said.

She encouraged South Africans to do all they could to prevent getting infected.

“I would like to appeal to South Africans to wear their masks, practise social distancing and wash their hands regularly,” she said.


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