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Tom Hanks, one of the most important actors in Hollywood cinema, confirmed on Wednesday night (11) that he and his wife, Rita Wilson, also an actress, were tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The news was released by Deadline, after receiving a direct statement from Hanks. He says:
“Hi guys. Rita and I are here in Australia. We feel a little tired, like we have a cold and some body aches. Rita had some chills that came and went. Slight fevers too. To do things right, as it is needed in the world now, we were tested for Coronavirus and found it to be positive.
Well, now, what to do next? Official doctors have protocols that must be followed. We Hanks will be tested, observed and isolated for as long as public health and safety require. There’s not much more than one day at a time, is there?
We will keep the world published and updated.
Take care! “
The couple is in Australia to record a new film about Elvis Presley for Warner Bros., directed by Baz Luhrmann. Hanks will play Tom Parker, the singer’s agent.
Chet, the couple’s son, posted a video on Instagram talking about their parents’ case and reassuring fans.
“I just talked to them on the phone and they are both well, they are not that sick. They are not so worried, but they are not being careless either. They are taking all the necessary precautions, obviously, but I believe there is no reason for us to be worried. “, says the boy.
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