James Bond actor Olga Kurylenko tests positive for Coronavirus

Updated: 16 March, 2020 12:32 IST | PTI | Los Angeles

"Locked up at home after having tested positive for Coronavirus," she wrote alongside a photo showing a view through a window.

Pic courtesy/Olga Kurylenko's Instagram account
Pic courtesy/Olga Kurylenko's Instagram account

Ukrainian-born actor-model Olga Kurylenko has revealed that she has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The actor, best known for starring in 2008's James Bond film "Quantum of Solace" and 2013's sci-fi movie "Oblivion", took to Instagram on Sunday to share her diagnosis.

Kurylenko, 40, said she had been ill for "almost a week". "Locked up at home after having tested positive for Coronavirus," she wrote alongside a photo showing a view through a window. "I've actually been ill for almost a week now. Fever and fatigue are my main symptoms. Take care of yourself and do take this seriously!" she added.

 
 
 
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Locked up at home after having tested positive for Coronavirus. I’ve actually been ill for almost a week now. Fever and fatigue are my main symptoms. Take care of yourself and do take this seriously! Сижу в изоляции дома с диагнозом КоÑ€онавирус. Уже почти неделÑÂŽ болеÑÂŽ. ТемпеÑ€атура и слабостÑÂŒ - мои основнÑ‹е симпÑ‚омÑ‹. БудÑŒте остоÑ€ожнÑ‹ и пÑ€инимайÑ‚е это во всерьёз! #coronavirus #коÑ€онавирус

A post shared by Olga Kurylenko (@olgakurylenkoofficial) onMar 15, 2020 at 10:42am PDT

Kurylenko is the latest name from the international entertainment industry to have contracted the COVID-19, which was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO) last week. Last week, actor couple Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson previously tested positive for the illness. Universal Music chairman and CEO Lucian Grainge was hospitalised for treatment of the infection over the weekend.

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First Published: 16 March, 2020 12:20 IST

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