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Tom Hanks and his wife test positive for the novel coronavirus

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American actor Tom Hanks announced on social media Wednesday that he and wife Rita Wilson, had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, while on a work trip to Australia.

“We felt a bit tired, like we had colds, and some body aches. Rita had some chills that came and went. Slight fevers too. To play things right, as is needed in the world right now, we were tested for the Coronavirus, and were found to be positive.” wrote Tom Hanks, 63, adding that the couple would have to remain in solitary confinement.

He is the first Hollywood star to report having contracted Covid-19 disease.

“What to do next? the Medical Officials have protocols that must be followed. We Hanks’ will be tested, observed, and isolated for as long as public health and safety requires. Not much more to it than a one-day-at-a-time approach, no? ”, He concluded in his message, accompanied by the photo of a hospital trash can with a disposable glove.

According to American reports, Tom Hanks, who suffers from diabetes, was with his wife in Australia for the pre-production of a movie about Elvis Presley. In this film by Baz Luhrmann, the title still unknown, the award-winning actor must play the impresario of Elvis Presley, the famous “colonel” Tom Parker.

The film was put on hold to assess the situation.