The leader of the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) in South Africa and his whip tested positive for the coronavirus, the party said late Friday. 

The Reverend Kenneth Meshoe and Steve Swart attended a prayer breakfast earlier this month in Free State province where they were in contact with five international visitors.

The visitors from the U.S, Israel and France later tested for the virus after feeling sick.

“The results of these tests were made known on 19-20 March, with the five visitors testing positive for COVID-19,” ACDP said.

According to health officials several people who attended the prayer

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