Actor Antonio Banderas Reveals He Has Tested Positive for Coronavirus on His 60th Birthday
Updated: Aug 11, 2020
Monday, August 10, 2020
The omnipresent coronavirus has infected people in every country, from big cities to small communities, along with every economic class, not excluding top politicians, star athletes, celebrities and more.
Spanish actor, Antonio Banderas (actual name: José Antonio Domínguez Bandera) is the latest celebrity to reveal a positive covid-19 diagnosis on Monday (Aug 10. ) The news also happened to land on his 60th birthday.
Antonio Banderas tests positive for Covid-19 on his 60th birthday, Monday, August 10, 2020 photo via Instagram
The academy award nominated actor has played roles in several films including "The Mask of Zorro," "Shrek 2" and Quentin Tarantino's "Desperado." He announced the news via Instagram with a caption written in spanish.
"Hello everyone, I want to make public that today, August 10, I am forced to celebrate my 60th birthday following quarantine, having tested positive with Covid-19 disease," Banderas wrote. "I would like to add that I feel relatively well, just a little more tired than usual and confident that I will recover as soon as possible following the medical indications that I hope will allow me to overcome the infectious process that I suffer and that is affecting so many people around the planet." (English Translation)