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Opera Singer Plácido Domingo Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Opera Singer Plácido Domingo Tests Positive for Coronavirus”

The Spaniard said in a post on his personal Facebook account that "I feel it is my moral duty to announce to you that I have tested positive".

The 79-year-old opera singer's illness comes after his own glittering career had recently been stained by sexual misconduct revelations.

The tenor's said that he and his family were in self-isolation.

The veteran singer chose to get tested after suffering from a high fever and a cough, and the test has since come back positive.

After being accused by several women of sexual harassment and abusing, Domingo stepped down as the general director of the Los Angeles Opera a year ago.

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Domingo urged people to wash hands frequently and maintain six feet distance from others to stop the COVID-19 virus from spreading.

Last month, the the American Guild of Musical Artists found, after a four-month investigation, that Domingo had "engaged in inappropriate activity, ranging from flirtation to sexual advances, in and outside of the workplace". A number of his performances were cancelled.

Domingo joins a growing list of celebrities that have tested positive for coronavirus, including Idris Elba, Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson, Kevin Durant, former Bond girl Olga Kurylenko, Frozen 2 actor Rachel Matthews, Daniel Dae Kim, Game of Thrones star Kristofer Hivju and celebrated TV host Andy Cohen.

Spain is struggling to contain Europe's second worst outbreak of the coronavirus after Italy, with over 28,000 cases and more than 1,700 deaths, according to the Health Ministry.



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