Popular American actor Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, have both tested positive for the coronavirus, as revealed the actor said in a statement Wednesday.
Hanks said on Twitter that he and Wilson were in Australia “felt a bit tired, like we had colds, and some body aches.” He added that Wilson had chills.
“To play things right, as is needed in the world right now, we were tested for the coronavirus, and we were found to be positive,” he said.
The 63-year-old actor said that they will be
“tested, observed and isolated for as long as public health and safety requires.”
The couple is in in isolation at Gold Coast University Hospital in the Australian state of Queensland, according to Australia’s Seven News.
Hanks is in Australia working on an untitled film about Elvis Presley directed by Baz Luhrmann for Warner Bros. Hanks plays Presley’s manager, Colonel Tom Parker. Warner Bros. said that pre-production on the film has been halted, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
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