Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson test positive for coronavirus

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson test positive for coronavirus

As if the coronavirus pandemic didn’t have everyone already on edge, there’s now word that national treasures Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have the virus.

On Wednesday night, Hanks posted a statement to Twitter that he and his wife, Rita Wilson, had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, which causes the disease known officially as COVID-19. The two are currently in Australia doing pre-production for Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Presley film.

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— Tom Hanks (@tomhanks) March 12, 2020

He wrote in his usual down-to-earth tone, “Hello, folks. Rita and I are down here in 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.” Read more…

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