BEVERLY HILLS, March 17, (THEWILL) – A Game of Thrones actor, Kristofer Hivju has tested positive for the viral deadly disease, COVID-19.
The Norwegian actor who is best known for playing the roles of Tormund Giantsbane in the HBO epic shared the news on Monday via his Instagram page.
According to him, he only has mild symptoms of a cold, noting that he and his family have self-isolated themselves at home in Norway.
He wrote: “Greetings from Norway! Sorry to say that I, today, have tested positive for COVID19, Coronavirus. 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. 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.”