Title:Tom Hanks says he, wife Rita Wilson have coronavirus in Australia
Date:12th March 2020
Summary:BURBANK, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (FILE - JANUARY 24, 2014) (REUTERS)
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VARIOUS HANKS WITH WILSON AT MUSICARES EVENT
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (FILE - DECEMBER 9, 2013) (REUTERS)
HANKS AND WILSON BEING INTERVIEWED
HANKS AND WILSON POSING FOR PHOTOGRAPHS AT 'SAVING MR. BANKS' PREMIERE
Story Text: Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks and his wife, actress Rita Wilson, have both tested positive for coronavirus in Australia, the actor said on Twitter on Wednesday (March 11).
The actor, 63, said that he and Wilson, also 63, were tested in Australia, where he is working on a film, after they felt tired with slight fevers.
"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 in the tweet.
He said that he and Wilson would be "tested, observed and isolated for as long as public health and safety requires."
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