Game of Thrones’ Kristofer Hivju “fully recovered and in good health” following COVID-19 diagnosis
Written by Leah Jones on April 16, 2020
Neilson Barnard/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Kristofer Hivju, who played Tormund on the HBO series Game of Thrones, shared some great news with fans — he has fully recovered after contracting the COVID-19 coronavirus.
In a Monday Instagram post, the 41-year-old actor revealed that he and his wife, who may have come down with the illness as well, are “fully recovered and in good health.”
“After several weeks [in] quarantine, and also a couple more indoors,” Hivju reported they were “free of all symptoms” and are “finally safe and sound.”
“We were lucky to only have mild symptoms of the Covid 19. We send our love and thoughts to all of the people where the virus has hit much harder, and to everyone who has lost their loved ones due to the Cornonavirus,” he expressed.
“Thank you for all of your support,” he added, before urging his followers to “stay vigilant and keep your distance, wash your hands, and most of all ; take care of each other in this strange time.”
Hivju previously revealed he tested positive for COVID-19 a little over a month ago.
As of Tuesday, there have been at least 1,934,583 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 120,863 deaths worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University.
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