Veteran Egyptian actress, Ragaa al-Giddawi dies of Coronavirus

Ragaa al-Giddawi

Veteran Egyptian actress Ragaa al-Giddawi has died from complications she had after she tested positive for the Novel Coronavirus.

She was 81 years old.

The late legendary actress tested positive for the coronavirus in May, two days before she wrapped up filming for the TV series “Le’bet El Nesyan”

According to Arabnews, She was moved to a hospital in Ismailia, north-eastern Egypt, for treatment. Last week, a source at the Abu Khalifa Isolation Hospital revealed that the actress had reportedly been transferred into the intensive care unit, as her health worsened.


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The source added that El-Gedawy was transferred immediately to the ICU after she felt shortness of breath, headache and circulatory collapse in the early hours of the morning.

She is survived by her daughter Amira Hassan Mokhtar.