Tom Hanks And Rita Wilson Test Positive For Coronavirus

Tom Hanks And Rita Wilson Test Positive For Coronavirus
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Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, have tested positive for the Coronavirus. This marks the first time that celebrities have come forward with a positive diagnosis. The news follows supermodel Naomi Campbell's appearance at LAX wearing a hazmat suit, goggles, face mask, and gloves. Speaking of gloves, Tom Hanks is known for his interesting photos that he shares on his Instagram account, where he has 6.7 million followers. He typically takes a photo of one stray item (say a singular shoe, or a comb, or even a glove) and photographs it in a unique setting. This is how Tom Hanks announced that the and Rita Wilson tested positive for Coronavirus or Covid-19.

Tom Hanks stated the following.

"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!"

Tom and his wife, Rita Wilson, are in Australia where he is filming an Elvis Presley biopic. The movie production is currently on hiatus due to Tom's illness. Both Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are 63-years-old. Coronavirus has been extremely dangerous to the elderly — those in their 80s or older. It targets those who have underlying health conditions as well.

Both Rita and Tom have been placed in isolation as they being their fight against the virus.

As is true to character, Tom Hanks shared the announcement on Instagram by placing a single, medical glove in a biohazard wastebasket.

Are you worried about the Coronavirus affecting your area? Are you and your family taking precautions for what has now been deemed a pandemic?

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have our thoughts and prayers as they heal from the Coronavirus.

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