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Mzansi Celebs that Tested Positive For COVID-19

Minnie Dlamini-Jones

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected lives across the continent and beyond financially, many people seem to have forgotten that the biggest issue at hand with the virus is that it affects us physically.

Sadly, many people have lost their lives to Covid-19, including our beloved Dr Sindi van Zyl and Jackson Mthembu. Other celebrities, such a Zola Hashatsi have revealed on surviving this covid-19 twice.

Our celebs, such as Dingaan Mokebe ka Khumalo who plays the character of James Motsamai on the SABC2 sudser, Muvhango, recently took to Instagram to slam fans for not protecting them when asking for pictures. Dingaan called out fans who do not wear masks when approaching them in public, but expect them to yield to their requests when they ask for pictures.

These are a few of our celebrities who have tested positive for Coronavirus.

Minnie Dlamini-Jones

Minnie Dlamini recently asked her followers to keep her and her family in their prayers because they are going through a rough patch. Her cryptic post did not quite reveal much about who might have contracted the virus between herself her husband, Quinton, but she did warn her fans that it is not to be taken lightly: “My family and I are currently out of commission…COVID is real and this wave is hectic!!! Stay safe and keep us in your prayers!!!” she tweeted. Minnie Dlamini-Jones

Nokuthula Mavuso 

What the Abomama actress thought was just a common cold has turned out to be worse than that, as she has revealed to her followers that she has tested positive for COVID-19. The star, who rose to fame in the early 2000s as Lu on eTV’s defunct youth soapie called Backstage, did not think much of the symptoms. Although she says they have subsided, Nokuthula said she experienced body aches, a sore throat, a cough and tiredness. She is on day 7 of quarantine, and the days prior to that were like hell for her, especially when she skipped taking her vitamins.Nokuthula Mavuso

Skhumbuzo Mbatha

Skeem Saam actor, Skhumbuzo Mbatha, otherwise known as Meener Manaka is also currently battling the virus. The actor, who is also a radio presenter on Thobela FM, revealed to his fans that he tested positive on Saturday, 26 June. This after he had not been feeling well and decided to isolate six days prior: “I tested for covid19 on Saturday the 26th, got my positive results the following day. Fortunately, I had been isolating ever since I started feeling sick on the 20th of June,” he wrote on his Facebook account.

Nadia Nakai

Award-winning rapper Nadia Nakai revealed the news of testing positive to her followers last month. Taking to her Instagram stories to share her experience with the virus, Nadia said she does not have symptoms yet, however, she expressed feeling very lonely: “So I just wanna let you know that I have tested positive for COVID I have zero symptoms which is crazy. I know I sound nasally but it’s not real.I just wanna let you guys know that you should still be careful because you could be carrying the virus without even f*cking knowing. The f*ck COVID. Anyway, I’m fine, my family is fine and I’m recovering even though I don’t really have any symptoms. So now I’m just taking thotty pictures in my house cause I’m bored.”