Idris Elba Tests Positive For COVID-19

Oh, no, not Idris

By  | May 20, 2020, 01:28 PM

Idris Elba has shared that he has tested positive for Coronavirus.

The actor broke the news, with a video posted on social media, he let fans and followers know that he feels"OK".

“I feel ok, I have no symptoms so far but have been isolated since I found out about my possible exposure to the virus.”

Elba said that he got tested after he had been in contact with someone who had tested positive last Friday, he has been in quarantine since then.

He said he didn't have any symptoms before getting tested and said that there are people who don't show any symptoms, so it is important to be "vigilant" and "transparent" to help it not spread quickly.

The Luther actor encouraged social distancing and the practice of washing hands.

“Now is the time to really think about social distancing, washing your hands.”

In the video, the actor's wife Sabrina Dhowre is by his side. She has not yet gotten tested but has since said that she assumes she too might have Coronavirus.

Hopefully, the two have a speedy recovery.

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