//Sport of Thrones star Kristofer Hivju exams constructive for coronavirus

Sport of Thrones star Kristofer Hivju exams constructive for coronavirus

Kristofer Hivju, who starred as Tormund Giantsbane on “Game of Thrones,” revealed on Instagram on Monday that he has examined constructive for coronavirus.

“Greetings from Norway! Sorry to say that I, at this time, have examined constructive for COVID19, Corona virus,” the 41-year-old actor wrote alongside a selfie of him and his spouse, Gry Molvær Hivju.

“My familiy [sic] and I are self-isolating at dwelling for so long as it takes. We’re in good well being – I solely have gentle signs of a chilly,” he continued. “There are folks at greater threat for who this virus may be a devastating analysis, so I urge all of you to be extraordinarily cautious; wash your fingers, maintain 1,5 meters [1.6 yards] distance from others, go in quarantine; simply do every part you’ll be able to to cease the virus from spreading.”

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The “Witcher” actor went on to notice that “collectively we will struggle this virus and avert a disaster at our hospitals.”

He added, “Please deal with one another, maintain your distance, and keep wholesome! Please go to your nation’s Heart for Illness Management’s web site, and comply with the rules for staying secure and defending not simply yourselves, however our total group, and particularly these in danger just like the aged and other people with pre-existing situations.”

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Hivju is not the primary Hollywood star to check constructive for the novel virus.

FILE - This image released by HBO shows Kristofer Hivju, from left, Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke in a scene from "Game of Thrones."

FILE – This picture launched by HBO reveals Kristofer Hivju, from left, Package Harington and Emilia Clarke in a scene from “Sport of Thrones.”
(Helen Sloan/HBO through AP)

Actor Idris Elba also announced on Monday that he has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).

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On Sunday, Olga Kurylenko, a Ukrainian-born mannequin who performed alongside Daniel Craig in “Quantum of Solace,” revealed on Instagram that she was identified with the coronavirus.

Final week, Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson also announced that they had coronavirus. Hanks and Wilson have been in Australia filming an untitled Elvis Presley biopic directed by Baz Luhrmann, with Hanks enjoying Presley’s supervisor, Colonel Tom Parker.

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For most individuals, the brand new coronavirus has triggered solely gentle or reasonable signs, reminiscent of fever and cough. For some others, particularly older adults and other people with present well being issues, it may trigger extra extreme sickness, together with pneumonia.

The Related Press contributed to this report