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Tom Hanks tests positive for Coronavirus

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Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson

FILE – In this Feb. 9, 2020 file photo, Tom Hanks, left, and Rita Wilson arrive at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The couple have tested positive for the coronavirus, the actor said in a statement Wednesday, March 11. The 63-year-old actor said they will be “tested, observed and isolated for as long as public health and safety requires.” (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

AUSTRALIA (WLNS) – Actor Tom Hanks and his actress-singer Rita Wilson have tested positive for the coronavirus, the actor said in a statement Wednesday.

Tom Hanks and his wife tested positive for the coronavirus, the actor posted on his personal Twitter on Wednesday. Hanks and Wilson were married in 1988.

The tweet says Rita and him were in Australia when the had chills and a slight fever. To be safe they were tested for Coronavirus and the tests came back positive.

The 63-year-old Oscar-winner said they will be “tested, observed and isolated for as long as public health and safety requires.”

Hanks also posted his message on social media with an image of a surgical glove in a garbage can. He signed off saying: “Take care of yourselves!”

Hanks was set to film a movie in Australia’s Gold Coast, but production was halted, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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