Tom Hanks, wife tested positive for coronavirus

Actor Tom Hanks said on social media on Thursday that he and his wife were tested positive for coronavirus in Australia.

The 63-year-old actor says that he and Wilson are working on a film in the country and were tested after noticing symptoms.

He told followers quote,"We felt a bit tired, like we had colds, and some body aches. Rita had some chills that came and went. Slight fevers too."

And that, "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 that he and Wilson would be tested, observed and isolated for 'as long as public health and safety requires.'

The New York Times reported that Hanks was in Australia to film a movie about the life of Elvis Presley in which he plays the rock legend's manager, Colonel Tom Parker.

It was not immediately clear if filming would be postponed.

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