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Game of Thrones' actor tested positive for Covid-19

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Norwegian actor Kristofer Hivju, best known for playing the roles of Tormund Giantsbane in the fantasy TV show Game of Thrones, has tested positive for coronavirus.

The actor, who played the role of Tormund Giantsbane in the hit-HBO series, became the latest celebrity to test positive for the coronavirus.

The actor revealed the news on Instagram, adding that he and his family are "self-isolating at home for as long as it takes".

Mr Hivju assured fans he only has mild symptoms of a cold and that there are people at higher risk for whom this might be a devastating diagnosis.

He went on to urge everyone to be extremely careful; wash their hands, keep 1,5 meters distance from others, go in quarantine; and do everything they can to stop the virus from spreading.