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Coronavirus update: Hollywood actor Tom Hanks, wife Rita Wilson test positive in Australia

Coronavirus outbreak: Hanks said that he and Wilson would be "tested, observed and isolated for as long as public health and safety requires."

twitter-logoReuters | March 12, 2020 | Updated 07:57 IST
Coronavirus update: Hollywood actor Tom Hanks, wife Rita Wilson test positive in Australia
Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks and his wife, actress Rita Wilson (Image Source: Reuters)

Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks and his wife, actress Rita Wilson, have both tested positive for coronavirus in Australia, the actor said on Twitter. The actor, 63, said that he and Wilson, also 63, were tested in Australia, where he is working on a film, after they felt tired with slight fevers.

"To play things right, as is needed in the world right now, we were tested for the coronavirus and were found to be positive," Hanks said in the tweet. He said that he and Wilson would be "tested, observed and isolated for as long as public health and safety requires."

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