Coronavirus: ‘Game of Thrones’ actor Kristofer Hivju says he tested positive for virus

'Game of Thrones' actor Kristofer Hivju says he has tested positive for coronavirus

Another celebrity says he has tested positive for coronavirus.

According to Entertainment Weekly, “Game of Thrones” actor Kristofer Hivju, who played Tormund Giantsbane on the show, shared the news in an Instagram post Monday.

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“Greetings from Norway! Sorry to say that I, today, have tested positive for COVID19, Corona virus,” he wrote. “My family and I are self-isolating at home for as long as it takes. We are in good health – I only have mild symptoms of a cold. There are people at higher risk for who this virus might be a devastating diagnosis, so I urge all of you to be extremely careful; wash your hands, keep 1,5 meters distance from others, go in quarantine; just do everything you can to stop the virus from spreading. Together we can fight this virus and avert a crisis at our hospitals.”

He went on to urge fans to “take care of each other, keep your distance and stay healthy.”

Hivju’s announcement came the same day that actor Idris Elba revealed he has the virus, BuzzFeed reported. Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, also recently tested positive.