The Ukrainian-born model who played alongside Daniel Craig in “Quantum of Solace” discussed her current situation as she remains in London. She’s been fighting symptoms for over a week.
“Why I’m not in hospital? Because hospitals are full and they are only taking patients that are struggling with life, if I understand correctly,” she captioned a post titled “Thank You.” “I was told that if I get worse to call an ambulance.”
Olga Kurylenko attends the European Premiere ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’ on October 16, 2018 in London, England.
The 40-year-old star first revealed her positive COVID-19 test on Sunday, urging her thousands of followers to take the pandemic seriously as her main symptoms included “fever and fatigue.”
On Monday night, Kurylenko informed followers that she got tested in an ambulance after coming down with a fever. A test was administered by a “swab from my throat,” she said.
“Where did I get coronavirus? Impossible to know. It could be anywhere. I could have touched a taxi handle and gotten it from there. It’s on surfaces!”
The Bond star said that her temperature had been stable for a week, sometimes spiking. On Monday night, she said it had gone down.
She also thanked her fans for the well-wishes she’s received.
“I’m overwhelmed by everyone’s kindness,” Kurylenko wrote.
Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson also announced that they have coronavirus. Hanks and Wilson were in Australia filming an untitled Elvis Presley biopic directed by Baz Luhrmann. Hanks plays Presley’s manager, Col. Tom Parker.
Idris Elba also revealed a positive diagnosis this week.
The news of the diagnoses came after a tumultuous few days for the entertainment industry following the COVID-19 outbreak. Music festivals Stagecoach and Coachella have been delayed while South by Southwest [SXSW] was canceled altogether.
Similarly, the release date for “No Time to Die,” the upcoming James Bond flick, was pushed back to November.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.