Published Aug 10, 2020Antonio Banderas is celebrating his 60th birthday today, and amid the festivities, the actor has confirmed that he recently contracted coronavirus.
The news comes today via the Uncharted actor's Twitter, where he expressed that despite his diagnosis, he remains in good spirits.
"I want to make public that today, August 10, I am forced to celebrate my 60th birthday following quarantine after having tested positive for the COVID-19 disease, caused by the coronavirus," the actor tweeted in Spanish, alongside an adorable baby photo of himself.
"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."
He added: "I will take advantage of this isolation to read, write, rest and continue making plans to begin to give meaning to my 60 years, to which I arrive full of enthusiasm. A big hug to everyone."
Banderas joins Tom Hanks, Doja Cat, Sam Smith, Madonna, Mel Gibson, Idris Elba and many more entertainment figures who have contracted the virus in recent months.
Quiero contaros lo siguiente... pic.twitter.com/u579iBVLM0— Antonio Banderas (@antoniobanderas) August 10, 2020