ANC KwaZulu-Natal spokesperson Ricardo Mthembu has died after testing positive for Covid-19.
The news was confirmed on Wednesday.
Condolences have poured in for the former mayor of KwaDukuza Municipality and ANC regional chair.
Mthembu had spent several days in ICU at a Ballito hospital before his untimely death at age 50.
This comes after news of KwaZulu-Natal deputy chairperson Mike Mabuyakhulu’s collapse on Wednesday.
He is also currently in hospital, in the intensive care unit.