Coronavirus: Updated list of actors and actresses affected

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COVID – 19, Due to the recent outbreak of the coronavirus all over the world, this pandemic  has gradually found its way not just to the entertainment industry but sports, politics and many other sectors.

In the entertainment industry, some actors and actresses have tested positive to the virus and have since been in isolation so as to contain the spreed of the virus.

1. Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson: Oscar-winning couple confirmed positive to coronavirus on March 12. The couple announced this on their social media platforms. The couple, who received treatment, are now in self-isolation at a home they are renting in Queensland, north east Australia, the BBC reported.

2.  Luis Sepulveda: 70 year old Chilean writer, Luis Sepulveda, also tested positive to coronavirus, according to the health authorities in Portugal. He showed symptoms of the virus on February 25 after he had returned to his home in Spain’s Asturias region from a literary festival in neighboring Portugal.

3.  Idris Elba: The English Actor tested positive for coronavirus, on Monday, 16 March, 2020. Elba disclosed this on his twitter account, saying, ”I got tested because I realized I was exposed to someone who also tested positive. I found out last Friday that they were tested positive. I quarantined myself and got a test immediately and got the results back today.”

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