Idris Elba Tests Positive For Coronavirus
Popular actor, Idris Elba, has taken to social media to announce he tested positive for Coronavirus.
The test result came out positive this morning and he confirms he has been in isolation since the confirmation.
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
This will be the second public figure testing positive to Covid 19 today. Earlier in the day, Quantum of Solace and James Bond actress, Olga Kurylenko has taken to her Instagram page to announce to her fans that she is presently quarantined in her house after testing positive for Covid-19.
These two will join the other celebrities that have come out to confirm they are infected with the virus.
Elba is an English actor, writer, producer, musician, DJ, rapper, and singer.
He is known for roles including Stringer Bell in the HBO series The Wire, DCI John Luther in the BBC One series Luther, and Nelson Mandela in the biographical film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013).
He has been nominated four times for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor, Miniseries or Television Film, winning one, and was nominated five times for a Primetime Emmy Award.