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CAIRO – 12 May 2020: A state of emergency prevailed at Maspero building, the headquarters of the state-run Egyptian Radio and Television Union, after an employee died of the coronavirus.
Rasha Helmy worked at the news department at Maspero. The Media Syndicate board headed by Dr. Tareq Saada confirmed the death of Rasha Helmy, as a result of her infection with the coronavirus.
The board mourned the deceased colleague, "We lost a dear colleague who was a model for commitment to media work ethics.”