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Mar 17, 2020
9:34AM

Famous celebrities also tested positive with Corona virus

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CoronaVirus, that has infected more than a lakh people in the world hasnt spared even the rich and famous.

Hollywood Star Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson have confirmed that they tested positive for Covid-19 in Australia, and many other famous faces have also come down with the virus.

Hanks first shared the news on Instagram that he and his wife tested positive for coronavirus last week. We felt a bit tired, like we had colds, and some body aches. Rita had some chills that came and went. Slight fevers too, Hanks wrote in a social media post.

The Quantum of Solace actor Olga Kurylenko revealed she has tested positive in an Instagram post. Locked up at home after having tested positive for Coronavirus. I've actually been ill for almost a week now. Fever and fatigue are my main symptoms. Take care of yourself and do take this seriously, she wrote in the caption.

English actor, writer, producer, musician, DJ, rapper, and singer Idris Elba,  known for roles like Nelson Mandela in the biographical film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom tested positive for Covid 19. He tweeted 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.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's office reported last week that the PM's wife, Sophie, has tested positive for COVID-19. She is feeling well, is taking all the recommended precautions and her symptoms remain mild, Trudeau's office said in a statement. Justin Trudeau is currently taking doctors' advice by undergoing 14 days of isolation.

NBA player Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz tweeted last week that he had tested positive for COVID-19. In his original post, he apologized for touching every microphone and recorder in front of him at a media event earlier this month as a joke. Gobert's Utah Jazz teammate Donovan Mitchell has also tested positive. In an interview with Good Morning America, Mitchell said he is asymptomatic.

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