GoT star Indira tests positive for COVID-19

London: 'Game of Thrones' star Indira Varma has revealed that she has tested positive for Coronavirus.

Her diagnosis comes two days after fellow 'Game of Thrones' actor Kristofer Hivju also said that he tested positive for the COVID-19 infection.

The British actor, who played the role of Ellaria Sand in the popular epic HBO series, took to Instagram recently to share the news.

"I'm in bed with it and it's not nice. Stay safe and healthy and be kind to your fellow people," she wrote.

The 46-year-old Hollywood actor was starring in the modern take of Anton Chekhov's play 'The Seagull' in London's West End, alongside 'Game of Thrones' alum Emilia Clarke.

The play is on hold due to the pandemic.

"So sad our and so many other shows around the world have gone dark affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. We hope to be back soon and urge you all (and the government) to support us when we do. Phoenix/ Seagull rising from the ashes (sic)," Varma wrote in her post with photos from the rehearsals.

Indira Varma and Kristofer Hivju join other famous actors Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Idris Elba, Olga Kurylenko, and Rachel Matthews among the Hollywood celebrities who contracted the novel Coronavirus.

Other famous personalities from the world of politics and sports like Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, the wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and NBA star Kevin Durant also tested positive for COVID-19.

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