“She will be laid to rest next to her mom.”
Rivas confirmed that Zindzi tested positive for Covid-19 on the day she died.
Zondwa Mandela, son of the former SA ambassador to Denmark, told Full View on SABC that she had tested positive for Covid-19 but it remained unclear if this was the cause of her death.
The family are awaiting autopsy results.
She was the youngest daughter of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela and Nomzamo Winnie Madikizela. She was raised in Soweto and educated in SA and Swaziland.