Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi is receiving treatment for pneumonia at the Steve Biko Academic Hospital. File picture: Ntswe Mokoena

Johannesburg - Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi is receiving treatment for pneumonia in hospital, his spokesman said on Monday.

“Dr Aaron Motsoaledi was admitted to Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria. The minister is diagnosed with pneumonia and he is receiving treatment under supervision at the hospital,” spokesman Joe Maila said.

“His condition will be reviewed within 72 hours.”

Motsoaledi underwent a surgical procedure at the public hospital two years ago.

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