Renowned Hollywood actor Idris Alba has announced that he has been diagnosed with the Coronavirus.
He made this announcement in a video message on Twitter captioning, "This morning my Cod 19 test came out positive, I was feeling fine and no symptoms were revealed yet, but I found myself Isolated myself when I discovered a possible virus transmission. You guys stay home, I will keep you informed of my condition, don't worry. '
About 2 minutes into the video, he said he had been tested because one of his detectives had been diagnosed with the virus.
"Look, this is a very serious matter. Now is the time to think seriously about extending the distance and washing our hands socially," he said.
"We are living in a divided world at the moment, we can all feel it, but now is the time of solidarity, it is time for us to think about each other," he said.
This morning I tested positive for Covid 19. I feel ok, 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. pic.twitter.com/Lg7HVMZglZ— Idris Elba (@idriselba) March 16, 2020
Hollywood actor Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, were previously diagnosed with the Coronavirus, while former Bond girl Olga Covrillenko's Cod-19 test came out positive.
It is to be noted that on March 16, the highest number of cases was reported till March 16, which is 131 while the total number has reached 184.
Around 75,000 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed worldwide so far, with more than 677 deaths and more than 77,000 recurrences, but no formal treatment is available so far.