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CONFIRMED: Zindzi Mandela tested positive for COVID-19 at the time of death

Wednesday, 15th July, 2020

Zindziswa Mandela tested positive for Covid-19 at the time of her death, her son, Zondwa,News24 has reported.

Speaking on Full View on the SABC on Wednesday night, the 35-year-old confirmed the news but it was not yet clear what her cause of death was as they were still awaiting the results of her post mortem. 

\"There were other tests that were conducted and my mother did in fact test positive for Covid-19 on the day of her passing. Although this doesn\'t therefore mean that she died of Covid-related complications but simply that she tested positive for it.\"

Zondwa also confirmed his mother would be buried on Friday morning.

CONFIRMED: Zindzi Mandela tested positive for COVID-19 at the time of death
The late Zindzi Mandela