Valery Garkalin died in intensive care from coronavirus

People’s Artist of Russia Valery Garkalin

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# 20 November 2021 12:34 (UTC +04:00)

People’s Artist of Russia was admitted to the hospital in Kommunarka in October this year. The dynamics of the disease of the star of the film “Shirley-Myrley” was negative. It was reported that lung damage artist reached 85%, APA reports citing Mail BD.

According to the Telegram channel Mash, on November 19, Garkalin’s condition has deteriorated sharply.

“Against the background of the coronavirus, he developed pneumothorax, and then the internal organs began to fail one after another. The actor died at 00.30,” the TG-channel writes.

in 2008, the artist had a massive heart attack right on stage. He suffered a detachment of a blood clot and clinical death. Six months later, the actor had a second heart attack.

In 2008, Garkalin was awarded the title of People’s Artist of Russia. Viewers remember the actor on the comedy “Shirley-Myrli” Vladimir Menshov, who also became a victim of COVID-19. The director died on July 5, 2021.