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19/03/2020 07:55 GMT

Former Loose Women Star Linda Lusardi ‘Extremely Ill’ With Coronavirus

The 61-year-old is the latest star to confirm they have the virus.

Linda Lusardi has revealed she’s “extremely ill” with coronavirus.

The former model and Loose Women star told a fan she had been struck down with the virus in a tweet on Wednesday.

The fan had contacted the 61-year-old star asking if she could send a message to her granddad.

But Linda replied: “Sorry Kerry. I am extremely ill with Corona at the moment.”

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Linda appeared on Dancing On Ice in 2008, finishing in sixth place with her professional dancer Daniel Whiston.

She shot to fame in the seventies and eighties as a page 3 girl in The Sun, and in 2005 was voted the UK’s most popular ever.

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Linda Lusardi

Linda isn’t the only star to test positive for the virus.

Other famous names currently self-isolating include Idris Elba, Tom Hanks, Game Of Thrones star Kristofer Hivju and Bond actress Olga Kurylenko.

HuffPost UK has contacted Linda’s reps for comment.