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  • Writer's pictureEd Gaines

Tom Hanks And Wife Rita Wilson Test Positive for Coronavirus While In Australia

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have announced that they have tested positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus), the first celebrities to go public with a diagnosis. Hanks and Wilson revealed the news with a statement on Wednesday. The married couple was in Australia for production of an untitled Elvis Presley movie, in which Hanks is playing Presley’s iconic manager Colonel Tom Parker. His statement: “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. "Well, now. What to do next? The Medical Officials have protocols that must be followed. We Hanks’ will be tested observed, and isolated for as long as public health and safety requires. Not much more to it than a one-day-at-a-time approach, no? "We’ll keep the world posted and updated. "Take care of yourselves!”

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