Idris Elba Tests Positive For Coronavirus. English star actor, Idris Elba has confirmed that he has tested positive for coronavirus.
He took to his Twitter page to share a video announcing it and wrote:
This morning I tested positive for Covid 19. I feel ok, I have no symptoms so far but have been isolated since I found out about my possible exposure to the virus. Stay home people and be pragmatic. I will keep you updated on how I’m doing ???? No panic.
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Elba isn’t the first Hollywood star to test positive for the novel virus.
Olga Kurylenko, a Ukrainian-born model who played alongside Daniel Craig in “Quantum of Solace,” announced on Instagram Sunday that she was diagnosed with the coronavirus.
Last week, Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson also announced that they had coronavirus. Hanks and Wilson were in Australia filming an untitled Elvis Presley biopic directed by Baz Luhrmann, with Hanks playing Presley’s manager, Colonel Tom Parker.
For most people, the new coronavirus has caused only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. For some others, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it could cause more severe illness, including pneumonia