Former Bond girl Olga Kurylenko has announced that she has tested positive for coronavirus and is now self-isolating.
She broke the news on her personal Instagram account, revealing her main symptoms as “fever and fatigue,” which have lasted for almost a week so far.
She has urged people to look after themselves and “do take this seriously,” as the number of confirmed cases continues to rise around the world.
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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 Коронавирус. Уже почти неделю болею. Температура и слабость – мои основные симптомы. Будьте осторожны и принимайте это во всерьёз! #coronavirus #коронавирус
Kurylenko rose to international fame as the female lead in 2008’s Quantum of Solace, Daniel Craig’s second film in the role of James Bond.
Since then, she has appeared in the Tom Cruise sci-fi film Oblivion as well as Armando Ianucci’s The Death of Stalin and Johnny English Strikes Again.
It is unclear where exactly Kurylenko contacted the virus, but she joins Tom Hanks on the list of well-known actors to test positive.
Cases of coronavirus have now reached 160,000 worldwide, with over a thousand in the UK alone.
Starting from today, the British government will hold a televised press conference every afternoon, updating citizens on latest developments and how to protect themselves.
Major sporting events and films have been delayed in a bid to slow the virus, with attendance of any large gatherings firmly advised against.
Kurylenko’s news follows the release date delay of the upcoming James Bond film No Time to Die due to to the viral pandemic.