Entertainment Another ‘Games of Thrones’ star has tested positive for coronavirus
Former Kingston politician, wife stuck on cruise ship after passengers test positive for COVID-19
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said Friday that 46 people were tested for COVID-19. Two passengers and 19 crew members tested positive. The passengers and staff tested were on a prior sailing of the cruise ship from San Francisco to Mexico and were planning on continuing on to Hawaii.The ship is currently anchored off the coast of San Francisco.California Gov. Gavin Newsom said officials will not allow the ship to dock in port until all passengers are tested or assessed."We were on a flight back to Ontario tomorrow morning but now we have to cancel. Now, we don't know when we're getting off," said Gerretsen.
Indira Varma, who played the wildly fierce Ellaria Sand on “Game of Thrones,” is reportedly hunkered down at home with the coronavirus.
“I’m in bed with it and it’s not nice. Stay safe and healthy and be kind to your fellow people,” she wrote in an Instagram post.
The actress, who also has credits in “Luther” and “Carnival Row,” is currently starring alongside fellow “Game of Thrones” alum Emilia Clark in the West End production of The Seagull by Anton Checkhov.
The 46-year-old HBO star also expressed disappointment the production was put on hold amid the outbreak and encouraged fans to keep an eye out for its return.
McLaren withdraws from Aussie GP as team member tests positive for coronavirus
McLaren has withdrawn from the Australian Grand Prix after a team member tested positive for the coronavirus, Formula 1 announced Thursday. "McLaren Racing has confirmed this evening in Melbourne that it has withdrawn from the 2020 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix following the positive test of a team member for the coronavirus," read a statement from McLaren. "The team member was tested and self-isolated as soon as they started to show symptoms and will now be treated by local healthcare authorities.
“So sad our and so many other shows around the world have gone dark” during the COVID-19 pandemic, she continued. “We hope to be back soon and urge you all (and the govt) to support us when we do.”
Varma continued on to joke that The Seagull would be “rising from the ashes” in the near future.
Her diagnosis comes just days after fellow “Game of Thrones” actor Kristofer Hivju said he tested positive for the COVID-19 infection.
Other celebrities including Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Idris Elba and Rachel Matthews have also in recent days announced they’ve come down with the fast-spreading illness.
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Avalanche player tested positive for coronavirus .
Find out the latest on COVID-19's impact on the sports world and when sports are returning by subscribing to Breaking News push notifications in the Sports and COVID-19 section. A Colorado Avalanche player tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, the club announced Thursday. "The player has been at home in isolation since the first symptoms appeared, has recovered, and is back to normal. The Avalanche have notified anyone who has had known close contact with the athlete," a statement said.Two Ottawa Senators players tested positive for the virus last week.