Actor Idris Elba Announces He Has Tested Positive for COVID-19, Sends Message to Fans on Social Distancing

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Idris Elba is the next major actor to come forward announcing he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson announced they had tested positive for coronavirus last week.

Elba has a strong message for fans on social distancing and staying healthy during these uncertain times. He got tested after hearing someone he was exposed to had tested positive. He stated that this is serious and the public needs to be vigilant about washing their hands and keeping their distance. Hear his message below regarding his test results and advice.


For more information on staying safe, please visit the CDC’s national website here.