Spanish actor Antonio Banderas has tested positive for COVID-19 on his 60th birthday.
Banderas, who is well known for his roles in The Mask of Zorro and Puss in Boots, shared the latest development in a social media post on Monday.
“I want to make public that today… I am forced to celebrate my 60th birthday (in) quarantine after having tested positive for the COVID-19 disease, caused by the coronavirus,” he said on Twitter.
“I’d like to add that I’m feeling relatively well, just a bit more tired than usual, and confident that I will recover as soon as possible”.
“I hope (the recommendations) allow me to overcome the infectious process that I suffer and that is affecting so many people around the world.”
Banderas further added: “I will take advantage of this isolation to read, write, rest and continue making plans to start giving meaning to my recently released 60 years, to which I arrive full of desire and enthusiasm”.
“Big hug to everyone.”
Quiero contaros lo siguiente… pic.twitter.com/u579iBVLM0— Antonio Banderas (@antoniobanderas) August 10, 2020
As being reported, the actor spends most of his time at his home in Cobham, Surrey.
After Tom Hanks and Idris Elba, Antonio Banderas is the latest Hollywood star to announce they have tested positive for coronavirus.