Famous English actor Idris Elba has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Elba, in a video posted on his Twitter page said he received his test results on Monday, March 16 and has since placed himself under self-quarantine.
“I got tested because I realize I was exposed to someone who also tested positive,” he said.
“I feel ok, I have no symptoms so far but have been isolated since I found out about my possible exposure to the virus,” he added.
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
The actor also encouraged fans to wash their hands and to practice social distancing.
“Stay home people and be pragmatic,” he wrote.
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