TOM HANKS, RITA WILSON Test Positive For Coronavirus

Camille Santos

Posted at March 12, 2020

Academy Award winner Tom Hanks and singer-actress Rita Wilson have announced on social media that they have tested positive for coronavirus or COVID-19.


A post shared by Rita Wilson (@ritawilson) on

"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," the actor said in a statement posted on Instagram.  

He added that they will be "tested, observed, and isolated for as long as public health and safety requires" and promised to keep their fans "posted and updated." Read the full post below.


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Earlier today, the World Health Organization (WHO) has officially declared the coronavirus crisis a "pandemic".

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