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Tom Hanks Tests Positive for Novel Coronavirus

Tom Hanks Tests Positive for Novel Coronavirus

The actor and his wife, Rita Wilson, are under quarantine in Australia.

Tom Hanks revealed on Wednesday that he and his wife, Rita Wilson, have tested positive for COVID-19.   

Hanks and Wilson, both 63, are in Australia, where the actor was reportedly scheduled to begin working on a Warner Bros. film about the life of Elvis Presley. 

Hanks posted the following statement to his Instagram account:

“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. 

Well, now.  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?

We’ll keep the world posted and updated.

Take care of yourselves!

Hanx!” 

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