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05 January 2021 14:40

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H arry Potter star Jessie Cave has revealed her newborn baby has tested positive for coronavirus. The actress, best known for her role as Lavender Brown in the film adaptations of the hit books, welcomed baby boy Tenn in October after a "traumatic" delivery that left her son in the neonatal unit. She wrote on Instagram: "I watched the news about lockdown from an isolated room in hospital. "He's okay and doing well but they are being vigilant and cautious, thankfully. "This strain is super powerful and contagious so I do hope that people take extra care in the coming weeks.

WEST END FINAL Essential news, in your inbox 4pm daily Email Sign up Sign up Tick the box to be informed about Evening Standard offers and updates by email. See terms here {{message}} {{message}} "Really didn't want this to be the start of my families new year. "Really didn't want to be back in a hospital so soon after his traumatic birth. "Once again I'm in awe of nurses and doctors. It makes me even more proud of my brother, a&e doctor @pondermed and my father, king GP @davidlloyd73 …. please wish baby a speedy recovery. "He's 9llbs 7 now so he's a stronger and bigger boy than he was when we were last in a hospital room (and the needle went into his hand with louder more powerful screams.) Love and best wishes to everyone." Cave and her partner, comedian Alfie Brown, are already parents to Donnie, five, and Margot, three. They had originally named their baby boy Abraham "Bam" Benjamin but announced in December they had changed his name to Tenn. JESSIE Cave will be a familiar face to Harry Potter fans. Since the franchise ended, she has continued her acting career. The actress has revealed her son is in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus, but said that he is "doing well". 4 Jessie Cave has revealed her newborn has tested Covid positive Credit: Instagram Who is Jessie Cave? Jessica Alice Cave Lloyd, 33, is an English actress, comedian and cartoonist. Harry Potter fans will know her as Lavender Brown in the film franchise - a Gryffindor student in Dumbledore's army. She has since starred in British sitcom Trollied and E4 drama Glue. In 2017, she featured in Black Mirror episode Hang the DJ. 4 Jessie is best known as Lavender Brown in Harry Potter Credit: Alamy As well as being a star of the screen, Jessie has acted in stage productions, such as Thomasina in Tom Stoppard's Arcadia and Liv in Breed. Along with her sister Bebe, Jessie runs a podcast series called We Can't Talk About That Right Now. The sisters tragically lost their sibling Ben Haddon-Cave, 27, in March 2019. Jessie, who studied illustration and animation at Kingston University also runs her own design company, where she hand-draws tongue-in-cheek cards. How many children does she have? Jessie has three children: Abraham 'Bam' Benjamin, born in October 2020, Margot, 4, and Donnie, 6. Her son Abraham is in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus, but she has said that he is "doing well". Cave shared a photo of Abraham in a hospital cot with Boris' lockdown three announcement in the foreground She said: "I watched the news about lockdown from an isolated room in hospital," 4 Jessie shared this picture on Instagram Credit: instagram.com/jessiecave "Poor baby is Covid positive. He's okay and doing well but they are being vigilant and cautious, thankfully. "This strain is super powerful and contagious so I do hope that people take extra care in the coming weeks." Is Jessie Cave married? Jessie is married to comedian Alfie Brown. Jessie had her first child with Alfie after the pair had a one-night stand on their first date together. The pair split up when their second child was only 10 weeks old, but rekindled their relationship after "a couple of years of angst and personal growth" She told the Daily Mail that her husband has struggled with work during lockdown. 4 Jessie is married to comedian Alfie Brown Credit: Getty Images She said: "He's a stand-up comedian, that's his day job - or night job. And that's been stripped from him in this period of time. And it's been so amazing to watch the kind of that slow realisation that something he loves is gone. It's been horrible." Most read in Celebrity 'BACK TO SQUARE ONE' Joe Wicks says he's feeling 'so low' amid third national lockdown news RUTHLESS VIRUS Harry Potter star Jessie Cave's baby hospitalised with Covid at 2 months old MISS MORNING Holly Willoughby misses This Morning again over 'childcare issues' RED HOT Amanda Holden strips down to red swimsuit for night-time dip in her hot tub HOLMES, RUN! Eamonn says daytime TV caused weight gain as he'd eat '7 meals before lunch' 'I'M TERRIFIED' Pregnant Kate Lawler sobs as she's warned fiancé could be banned from birth Who did Jessie Cave play in Harry Potter? Jessie Cave played Lavender Brown in the film franchise. She might be remembered as Ron's girlfriend for a brief time. Lavender was attacked by werewolf Fenrir Greyback in the Battle of Hogwarts, and died of her injuries.