Spanish actor Antonio Banderas has shared that on his 60th birthday he tested positive for COVID-19. Banderas broke the news on Twitter with a lengthy statement and adorable baby picture of himself.


The tweet was shared in Spanish but begins with him stating, ‘I want to tell you the following’ before saying, ‘I want to make it public that today, Aug. 10, I am forced to celebrate my 60th birthday in quarantine, having tested positive for the COVID-19 disease, caused by the coronavirus.’

Banderas went on to share in the tweet that the only symptom he is currently experiencing is being more tired than usual and that feels confident he will recover as soon as possible by following all orders from his doctors. His plans during quarantine are to read, write, rest and reflect on his life.

The tweet has been responded to by many other Spanish actors sending well wishes.

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