Olga Kurylenko, Ukrainian-born French actress and model, has tested positive for coronavirus.

The 40-year-old movie star took to her Instagram page on Sunday to break the news with her followers.

Kurylenko revealed she tested positive for the virus after feeling “ill for almost a week” with fever and fatigue.

She went on enjoin her fans to take appropriate measures to prevent themselves from contracting the virus.

“Locked up at home after having tested positive for Coronavirus. I’ve actually been ill for almost a week now. Fever and fatigue are my main symptoms. Take care of yourself and do take this seriously!,” she wrote.

Born on November 14, 1979, Kurylenko rode to international prominence after playing Camille Montes, Bond girl, in ‘James Bond’ 2008’s ‘Quantum of Solace’.

The actress kickstarted her journey to fame in Moscow where she was discovered as a model at the age of 13.

She would later move to Paris to pursue a modelling career at the age of 16 before she ventured into the movie industry in 2005.

In 2007, she made her major movie debut, playing Nika Boronia in ‘Hitman,’ an action thriller, based on video games series.

Kurylenko joins a growing list of famous personalities and international entertainment figures who have been infected with COVID-19.

Last week, Tom Hanks, an American filmmaker, had tested positive for the virus alongside Rita Wilson, his wife.

In February, TheCable Lifestyle had reported how the publicity tour for ‘No Time to Die’, the twenty-fifth installment of the ‘James Bond’ film series, billed for Beijing, was canceled while the film release was delayed by seven months due to coronavirus.

Since its outbreak in China in December, the virus has killed about 5,000 persons, with at least 138,000 infected across more than 100 countries.



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