The novel coronavirus has made its rounds worldwide after first rising within the Wuhan, Hubei, province in China in December 2019 — and today’s biggest stars are not immune.
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have been among the many first high-profile names to test positive for COVID-19. On March 11, 2020, the Academy Award winner shared the signs the couple skilled throughout their time in Australia, the place Hanks was engaged on pre-production for Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Presley biopic.
“We felt a bit drained, like we had colds, and a few physique aches,” the Forrest Gump actor stated of he and Wilson. “Rita had some chills that got here and went.”
On March 16, 2020, Us Weekly confirmed that Hanks and Wilson were released from the hospital. The pair, who've been married for 30 years, rented a house in Australia earlier than flying again to the U.S.
Practically per week after Hanks and Wilson’s analysis was confirmed, Idris Elba introduced that he contracted the virus as well. He revealed by way of Twitter on Monday that he determined to get examined after studying that a person he was in touch with examined optimistic on March 13, 2020.
The day after talking out, the English actor shared that Hanks’ confession inspired him to speak about his own condition. “I’m actually pleased with Tom Hanks, who can also be somebody within the public eye who got here out and stated they've it and has been public about it,” the Cats actor stated in a Twitter livestream video. “I used to be actually motivated by Tom’s transfer there.”
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