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Actor Idris Elba tests positive for Coronavirus [video]

Popular Hollywood actor Idris Elba has revealed that he has been infected with the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease.

He made this known via a post on twitter where he talked to fans and followers and told them he was self isolating even though he wasn’t showing any symptoms yet.

He shared a video on Twitter and wrote:

“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.”

Talking to the camera as wife Sabrina stood alongside him, the actor said:

“Hey what’s up guys, so look, this morning I got some test results back for coronavirus and it came back positive.

“Yeah and it sucks. Listen, I’m doing okay. Sabrina hasn’t been tested and she’s doing okay.”

He added:

“I didn’t have any symptoms. I got tested because I realised I was exposed to someone who had also tested positive.

“I found out last Friday they were tested positive, I quarantined myself and got tested immediately and got the results back today.

“Look, this is serious, now’s the time to really think about social distancing, washing your hands.

Watch video below

 

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Amadin Ogbewe

Written by Amadin Ogbewe

Amadin Ogbewe is a senior news reporter at Dockaysworld. He’s a chemist from the Ancient city of Benin. He enjoys slandering babies and watching sitcoms. He has been published on Fireside fiction magazine, Expound Magazine and others.

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