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Healthcare

AngloGold Ashanti finds 164 COVID-19 cases at Mponeng gold mine

JOHANNESBURG, May 24 (Reuters) - AngloGold Ashanti on Sunday said it had found 164 workers with COVID-19 at its Mponeng gold mine in South Africa, after conducting 650 tests since last Thursday.

AngloGold Ashanti said operations were halted “as a precautionary step”.

The gold mining firm said all positive cases would be isolated, with on-site facilities available for those who may need them. (Reporting by Helen Reid; Editing by Emma Rumney)

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