GoT's Tormund Giantsbane, Kristofer Hivju, recovers from coronavirus
Game of Thrones fame Kristofer Hivju and his wife Gry Molvaer have now fully recovered from the novel coronavirus, the actor shared. The Norwegian actor, best known for portraying the daunting Tormund Giantsbane in the popular HBO fantasy series, had contracted the virus last month, after which he likely gave it to his wife. Here are more details on this.
We are finally safe and sound, Kristofer wrote
In an Instagram message posted Tuesday, Kristofer said that after spending several weeks in isolation, he and his wife are "safe and sound." The actor considered himself fortunate to have gotten only mild symptoms of COVID-19. "We send our love and thoughts to all of the people where the virus has hit much harder, and to everyone who's lost their loved ones," he added.
'Take care of each other in this strange time'
Kristofer expressed gratitude to his fans and advised readers to remain vigilant, maintain physical distance and regularly wash hands. "Most of all; take care of each other in this strange time. Lots of love from us (sic)," the actor summed.
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Hi! We are fully recovered and in good health after I was infected by the Cororonavirus, and most likely my wife @grymolvaerhivju After several weeks inn quarantine, and also a couple more indoors after beeing free of all symptoms, we 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. Thank you for all of your support, and please remember to stay vigilant and keep your distance, wash your hands, and most of all ; take care of each other in this strange time. Lots of love from us❤️🙌🏻 #takecare @panoramaagency
Kristofer to star in 'The Witcher' second season
Apart from his defining role in Game of Thrones, Kristofer has also acted in movies such as After Earth, The Last King, The Fate of the Furious, and Downhill. He will soon be seen in the upcoming second season of Netflix fantasy series The Witcher.
Tom Hanks, Idris Elba also recovered from COVID-19
Kristofer joins celebrities such as Idris Elba, Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson, and Sara Bareilles who have successfully defeated the deadly virus. However, many stars weren't so lucky. Other celebrities who contracted the virus include fellow GoT actor Indira Varma and Rachel Matthews. Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has claimed 126,755 lives and infected more than 20 lakh.