Former Miss Brazil Gleycy Correia, who was in a coma for over two months at a hospital in Macae, Brazil, after suffering a heart attack during routine tonsil surgery, has passed away.
Gleycy Correia crowned Miss United Continents Brazil in 2018. She had suffered a brain haemorrhage and a cardiac arrest five days before removing her tonsils.
The Mirror Lidiane Oliveira, a family priest, said that Lidiane had had surgery to remove her tonsils in late March. However, after five days at home, she suffered a haemorrhage.
“She was taken to Unimed by her mother. Unfortunately, she suffered a cardiac arrest at 4:45 on April 4 and was left in a coma with no neurological activity since. Today, she died.”
After the tragic news, tributes flooded social media.
Ms Correia posted on Wednesday, June 22: “I have fought for the good fight, and I have finished my race. I have kept the faith.”
Jak Abreu (local pastor) and family friends said that God chose this day to pick up their princess.
“We are sorry for her loss, but we know she will brighten the sky with her smile.”
Beauty queen and entrepreneur, she specialized in permanent makeup. She posted regular updates on her IG account, which has over 55k followers.
Ms Correia’s passing comes just weeks after another Brazilian model, also named Correia, died.
According to a family friend, the fully-vaccinated model died from Covid complications.
Felipe Campos stated that Marcia Boscardin’s daughter, a beloved businesswoman and model, has died at 18 from thrombosis following her infection with coronavirus.
“Valentina was on the rise and ready for an international career. What a shame. Both doses of Pfizer were administered to her. Finally, he said, “Just rest, Valentina.”