Egyptian comedienne and TV host Nashwa Moustafa has tested positive for COVID-19. Image Credit: Supplied

Cairo: Well-known Egyptian actress Nashwa Mustafa, famous for comic roles, has said she tested positive for the coronavirus.

“I had a CT scan on the lungs. The result has come out. Unfortunately, I have corona. Pray for me,” she said in a Facebook post.

Mustafa, 52, urged people who have recently come in contact with her to do testing for the highly infectious virus.

Mustafa has recently hosted a TV show and performed in a stage comedy.

Egypt so far has recorded a total of 108,122 virus cases and 6,305 related fatalities.