Veteran Egyptian actress Youssra has tested positive for Covid-19. The star, who is currently undergoing medical treatment, confirmed the news through posts on her social media platforms on Friday.
“I want to express my thanks and gratitude to all my friends in Egypt and abroad and to the fans for their concern after testing positive for coronavirus. I also want to give special thanks to the Ministry of Health and to all the doctors and medical staff who are taking care of me.” she wrote in a tweet.
Since the news broke, Youssra has received an outpour of support from fans and regional stars in the industry. Egypt recorded 1,133 new coronavirus cases on Friday, December 25 the highest daily toll in almost five months. The country has reported over 7,000 deaths to date since the start of the pandemic.