President Cyril Ramaphosa, Dr. Zweli Mkhize and Dr. May Mkhize [photo: People Magazine]
19th October 2020 – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has wished Health Minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize and his wife, Dr. May Mkhize, safe and speedy recovery from COVID-19.
Over the weekend, the Minister announced that he and his wife had undergone testing after showing mild flu-like symptoms.
Mkhize is now calling on South Africans to observe the set COVID-19 measures, so as to not to reverse the gains of the past few months.
The Minister also warned of a second wave of the virus.
“Let us not dare regress. Whatever we do and wherever we go, we have to keep in mind that there remains a risk of a second wave,” Mkize said.
“This virus only spreads through movement and contact of people. Therefore we must all play our part. We must protect ourselves and those we love.”
President Ramaphosa, in his tweet, also urged South Africans to adhere to the set CoronaVirus guideline, to avoid a second wave