Actor Idris Elba Announces He Has Tested Positive for COVID-19, Sends Message to Fans on Social Distancing
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.
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. pic.twitter.com/Lg7HVMZglZ
— Idris Elba (@idriselba) March 16, 2020
For more information on staying safe, please visit the CDC’s national website here.