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Hollywood actor, Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson has tested positive for Coronavirus. The actor took to his Twitter page to announce the disturbing news.


“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. We’ll keep the world posted and updated,” he concluded.

See his tweet below:


PageSix reports that Tom Hanks and his wife were tested for Coronavirus when they arrived in Australia, for the pre-production of Baz Luhmann’s untitled Elvis Presley film from Warner Bros. They are both presently under isolation.


Hollywood Actor, Tom Hanks And Wife Test Positive For Coronavirus
Tom Hanks and wife Photo: Hello Magazine


Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born 9th July 1956 is an American actor and filmmaker. Hanks is known for his comedic and dramatic roles in films such as “Splash” (1984), “Bachelor Party” (1984), “Big” (1988), and a host of other blockbusters.

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Tom Hanks’ films have grossed more than $4.9 billion at U.S and Canadian box office. They have also made $9.96 billion worldwide, making him the fifth-highest-grossing actor in North America.


His awards include a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award for his role in “Philadelphia” in 1993. Also, he has a Golden Globe Award, an Academy Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award and a People’s Choice Award for Forrest Gump in 1994.


While, the virus’ effect is muted in Africa to some extent, it is not completely free of it. The first case of Coronavirus, now described as a pandemic disease, was first confirmed in Nigeria on 28th February 2020 in Lagos state.


Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, made the disclosure during a press conference on Monday, 9th March 2020.


The government quarantined a total of 60 people in Lagos and Ogun states when the virus broke out. It happened after an Italian businessman got diagnosed with the virus after entering the country in late February.


Coronavirus has infected over 110,000 worldwide since its detection in Wuhan, China December 2019


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