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Healthcare

Fifty-three workers at AngloGold Ashanti mine in S.Africa have coronavirus

JOHANNESBURG, May 24 (Reuters) - Underground production at AngloGold Ashanti’s Mponeng mine in South Africa will remain closed until further notice after 53 employees tested positive for the coronavirus, a provincial health department said in a statement on Sunday.

The mine, the deepest in the world, restarted operations on April 22 after closing entirely during a nationwide lockdown, and was operating at 50% capacity. (Reporting by Emma Rumney; editing by David Evans)

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