Convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein has tested positive for Covid-19.

Weinstein, 68, is currently in isolation at Wende Correctional Facility in Western New York, according to the Daily Mail.

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He told prison staff he believed he had the virus when he entered the state prison system last week from Rikers Island, where several inmates have contracted the virus.

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Weinstein is currently serving a 23-year sentence after being found guilty of two out of five charges of third-degree rape and sexual assault against two women.

Just after his conviction, the former Hollywood mogul complained of chest pains and was taken to Bellevue Hospital instead of Rikers Island.

Once there, it was reported that he was injured in jail due to a fall.

Weinstein is currently in isolation after testing positive for coronavirus. Photo / Getty Images
Weinstein is currently in isolation after testing positive for coronavirus. Photo / Getty Images

Weinstein's ailments were cited by his lawyers throughout the trial, with arguments he should not be in custody due to his medical issues.