Plácido Domingo has disclosed that he has tested posted to the coronavirus, COVID-19. The Spanish opera star, 79, who is currently in Mexico, posted a statement on his Facebook page yesterday saying that he and his family are in self isolation.

Plácido Domingo

“Currently we are all in good health but I experienced fever and cough symptoms therefore deciding to get tested and the result came back positive. I beg everyone to be extremely careful, follow the basic guidelines by washing your hands frequently, keeping at least a six feet distance from others, doing everything you can to stop the virus from spreading and please above all stay home if you can!” he wrote in the post.

“Together we can fight this virus and stop the current worldwide crisis, so we can hopefully return to our normal daily lives very soon. Please follow your local government’s guidelines and regulations for staying safe and protecting not just yourselves but our entire community.”

The news follows accusations of sexual misconduct. Last August, a number of women accused Domingo of harassmentand abusing his power while he held management positions at Los Angeles Opera and Washington...