Idris Elba Tests Positive For Coronavirus ( COVID – 19)
Idris Elba Coronavirus: Idris Elba is the latest celebrity to have contracted the coronavirus (Covid-19). He took to a social networking site to make the announcement by video.
“This morning I tested positive for COVID-19,” Elba tweeted, adding, “I feel okay, I have no symptoms so far but have been isolated since I found out about my possible exposure to the virus. Stay home people, and be pragmatic. I will keep you updated on how I’m doing. No panic.”
He also noted that although he was not asymptomatic, he elected to get himself because he was exposed to someone who tested positive to the coronavirus.
His wife, Sabrina Dhowre hasn’t gotten tested, but he stated that they were doing okay.
The actor also took advantage of the situation to restate the importance of social distancing and washing of hands during this pandemic.
“There are people out there who aren’t showing symptoms, and that can easily spread it.”
It’s impressive, how calm Elba is being, despite everything going on around him. He also took out time to acknowledge that people have had their livelihoods and existence thrown apart from the effects of the coronavirus.
He also warned viewers to “stay positive, and don’t freak out.”
Several economies have been affected by the pandemic. It has taken over a huge part of Europe and has spread to North America. Airports and schools have been shut down.