The popular Game of Thrones actor Kristofer Hivju fell victim to the global pandemic caused by the coronavirus.
Hivju, who played the character of Tormund Giantsbane on the HBO series shared this news on his Instagram account on Monday, reports CNN.
The Norwegian actor said he and his family are in self-isolation now.
"We are in good health - I only have mild symptoms of a cold," he wrote. "There are people at higher risk for who this virus might be a devastating diagnosis, so I urge all of you to be extremely careful; wash your hands, keep 1.5 meters distance from others, go in quarantine; just do everything you can to stop the virus from spreading."
In addition to his role on "Game of Thrones," Hivju has also appeared in the TV series "Beck" and in the film "The Fate of the Furious."