- Fikile Mbalula has opened up about the coronavirus pandemic in South Africa and in a snappy way too
- The charismatic Minister of Transport said the virus is showing South Africans flames
- Mbaweezy called on South Africans to be safe and take care of themselves
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After several ANC politicians tested positive for Covid-19 as well as numbers continuing to climb, Fikile Mbalula took to Twitter to share his views on the pandemic.
The Minister of Transport said the virus is showing the country who is boss and he called on citizens to be safe.
Mbalula captioned the post:
"Covid is showing us flames, keep safe and take care."
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Take a look at the post below:
In another post, Mbalula revealed he made a typing error in the original post and he reiterated that Saffas should be safe.
Within just a couple of hours, the post gathered several thousand reactions and South Africans had a lot to say about Mbalula's views. Some shared their two cents on Mbalula's post while other poked fun at the minister's spelling.
Twitter user, @dules_k, commented:
"I'm sure you now realised that we as a country we find ourselves struggling to contain the spread of the virus because you and your fellow comrades looted state funds for many years instead of maintaining the health and other state institutions."
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported yet another minister has been admitted to hospital after contracting Covid-19 over a week ago, according to a statement by the Presidency.
Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi has been admitted on the advice of his doctors who had earlier warned him to monitor his symptoms closely.
This comes after Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe was earlier admitted as well. Mantashe and his wife, Nolwandle, were both confirmed to have been infected. However, she will continue to self-quarantine at home.
Meanwhile, over 300 workers at the Albert Luthuli Hospital in Durban have tested positive for Covid-19. Allegations have surfaced over emergency patients not being tested and staff say their calls for more workers have fallen on deaf ears.
Denosa KZN Provincial Secretary Mandla Shabangu explained that the high number of staff members testing positive had resulted in a drop in the quality of service.
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