“Game of Thrones‘” own Tormund Giantsbane, actor Kristofer Hivju is now self-quarantining himself after a positive Coronavirus test. He says he only has mild symptoms and a slight cold but that this could be devastating for others who get the virus. He says he is ok, but for others to please keep your distance and stay healthy.
“Greetings from Norway! Sorry to say that I, today, have tested positive for COVID19, Corona virus. My familiy 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. Please take care of each other, keep your distance, and stay healthy! Please visit your country’s Center for Disease Control’s website, and follow the regulations for staying safe and protecting not just yourselves, but our entire community, and especially those at risk like the elderly and people with pre-existing conditions. @grymolvaerhivju #fightcorona #solidarity #takecare #folkehelseinstituttet Thanks to @panoramaagency“
Hivju is only the latest celebrity to report having tested positive for the virus, others include Tom Hanks, his wife Rita Wilson and Idris Elba.