The Minister of Social Development Lindiwe reportedly tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday . Sge reportedly said that she was driven to get tested when she started having a sore throat . When the results came back , she had tested positive for Covid-19 .
The positve results came as she had been fully vaccinated . She said that it could have been worse had she not getting vaccinated . It was revealed that she said getting vaccinated was the best thing for her as it helped reduce illnesses .
A call was made by the minister to those who are not yet vaccinated . She encouraged them to get vaccinated in order to help reduce hospitalization and even deaths . The infection of the Minister comes at a time when the country announced the emergence of the new Covid-19 variant which has seen Gauteng being the most affected .
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