Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Test Positive for the New Coronavirus

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Tom Hanks, the famous actor played in Saving Private Ryan, and his wife Rita Wilson, actress and model, have announced that they have tested positive for the new coronavirus COVID-19, according to


Hanks and Wilson, both 63, are the first celebrities to go public with a diagnosis. They revealed the news with a statement on Wednesday in Australia, where the married couple was playing in an untitled movie.


Read the statement below:


“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!”


The news has been confirmed and reported by CNN.



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To the Hanks:

Please be careful, follow medical advice and get better soon.  We need talented people like you to keep us entertained, even in difficult times.  Our prayers are with you.
Ur the best in the world nd the may the spirit it’s of robin Williams and we’ll cmon Tom you know the actors nd the regular ol peeps like myself who justt think ur amazing to begin with ok stay positive stay strong
Our prayers are going out for you'll, Be safe