Tom Hanks and Wife Rita Wilson down with CoronaVirus


American actor and filmmaker, Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson who is also an actress have tested positive to the deadly coronavirus.

Tom broke the news about their status for the virus via a post he made on Instagram, saying they had both exhibited symptoms associated with the virus and contracted it shortly after arriving Australia.

He Instagram post reads:


The 56 years old Tom was in Australia doing pre-production work for Warner Bros on a film about singer Elvis Presley. Hanks is set to play Presley’s manager, Colonel Tom Parker, in the film.

There are currently more than 120 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Australia according to a report by World Health Organization.

Written by Prince Simeon

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