Spanish opera singer Placido Domingo has announced through a Facebook post that he has coronavirus and is in self-isolation.
In his statement, Domingo, 79, urged others to be 'extremely careful' and follow the basic guidelines of hand washing and social distancing to stop the spread of the disease.
The veteran singer decided to get tested after suffering from a high fever and a cough, and the test has since come back positive.
Domingo and his family are now in self-isolation for however long is 'medically necessary' but the singer also rallied his fans with encouraging words.
He said: 'Together we can fight this virus and stop the current worldwide crisis, so we can hopefully return to our normal daily lives very soon.'