'Money Heist' star tests positive for COVID-19

Sadly, Inspector Raquel couldn't escape this one


Entertainment Desk March 19, 2020

Spanish actor Itziar Ituño who plays Inspector Raquel Murillo in popular series Money Heist has just revealed that she tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).

Itziar took to Instagram to share the tragic news, coupled with an elaborate note on Wednesday with a photo of herself smiling in bed. She explained how she had been feeling the symptoms since Friday afternoon, and was recently confirmed that it's COVID-19.

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"Since Friday afternoon I have the symptoms (fever and dry cough) and today we got confirmation of the epidemiological test. It's coronavirus," she wrote in what appears to be the Basque dialect.

Although according to the star, her case is mild and she feels fine, but the 45-year-old actor wants people to not take the situation lightly. "It's very, very contagious and super dangerous for people who are weakest."

"There are dead, many lives at stake and we still do not know how far this will go so the time has come to put the vaccine of responsibility for the common good, I love you," she added.

Itziar concluded that she needs to have a 15-day quarantine period, after which she can take further decisions. "It's time for solitude and generosity! From staying home and protecting others. Now I get 15 days in quarantine then it will be seen take care of yourselves."

Netflix had initially released the trailer for Money Heist Season 4 with the release date being, January 18. But now the show is set to arrive on Netflix on April 3.

Read: Mark your calendars: ‘Money Heist’ season 4 release date revealed

According to the World Health Organization, there are a total of 11,178 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Spain and 491 deaths as of March 18. It is the second country in the Europe region with the highest number of cases, next to Italy.

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