By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Actor Bryan Cranston revealed Thursday he has recovered from COVID-19 after testing positive and has donated plasma in hopes to help others.

The “Breaking Bad” star shared a video message on Instagram saying, “Hi. About now you’re probably feeling a little tied down, restricting your mobility and like me, you’re tired of this!! Well, I just want to encourage you to have a little more patience. I was pretty strict in adhering to the protocols and still… I contracted the virus. Yep. it sounds daunting now that over 150,000 Americans are dead because of it.”

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Cranston went on to say, “I was one of the lucky ones. Mild symptoms. I count my blessings and urge you to keep wearing the damn mask, keep washing your hands, and stay socially distant. We can prevail – but ONLY if we follow the rules together. Be well – Stay well.”

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In the video, Cranston showed himself donating plasma at UCLA Blood And Plasma Center saying, “hopefully the plasma donation can help some other people.”

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According to Cranston, the entire process took about an hour and he was able to watch the film “A Face In The Crowd” as he donated 840 milliliters.