- The announcement was made that Kristofer Hivju has tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday night
- According to the star, who is currently in Norway, he and his family were in self-isolation
- He also asked his fans to take precaution and not worry
- The actor shared the news on his Instagram page a few hours after the actor, Idris Elba, revealed he had also tested positive
Game of Thrones actor, Kristofer Hivju, who plays Tormund Giantsbane, is the latest celebrity to have tested positive for the coronavirus.
Briefly.co.za learnt that the star revealed that he tested positive for the virus on the night of Monday, 16 March.
Posting on his Instagram account, the star said he and his family were isolating themselves after he tested positive for the virus.
He further stated that he only has mild symptoms of a cold and that he and his family were doing well.
"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," he wrote.
His revelation comes a few hours after actor, Idris Elba confirmed that he also had tested positive.
The actor tested positive for the worrying infection on Monday morning.
News about the actor's current health status was shared online by Idris himself on Twitter.
He revealed he had been isolated although he had not shown symptoms of the infection.
Idris urged his fans not to worry about him as he was not in bad shape and urged them to stay at home to avoid catching the virus.
He disclosed that he decided to go for the test after he discovered he had been in contact with someone who had also tested positive for the virus.
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