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Tom Hanks Shares Health Update from Australia with Wife Rita Wilson after Coronavirus Diagnosis

Stephen Thompson
Mar 13, 2020
08:07 A.M.
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Days after announcing that he and his wife, Rita Wilson, tested positive for Coronavirus, Tom Hanks has shared an update on their health.


Actor Tom Hanks recently shared an update of his and Rita's health status after testing positive for Coronavirus a few days ago.

In an Instagram photo with his wife, Tom captioned that truly they had the virus and were in Isolation to avoid spreading it to other people.

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson attend the Unveiling of the Fully Restored Saban Building at Petersen Automotive Museum on December 4, 2018, in Los Angeles, California. | Photo: Getty Images.


The actor further explained that there were cases In which the virus could lead to a more severe illness. He, however, maintained that they were taking the health issue one day at a time.

He continued by adding that they could get through by following the advice of experts and taking care of each other. He ended the caption, maintaining that despite all current events, there was no crying in baseball.


This update came after Hanks' sons, Chet and Colin came out to assure fans that their parents were doing well and were not bothered by the diagnosis. They also thanked fans for the outpour of love they had gotten since the news broke.

Hours after news of the couple's diagnosis broke out, fans and well-wishers took to their social media to offer support and wish them a quick recovery. 

Tom and Rita are currently in Australia for the pre-production of Baz- Luhrmann's untitled Elvis Presley biopic by Warner Bros.

In a statement to People, Warner Bros stated that they were working closely with the Australian government to Identify everyone that Tom Hanks may have had direct contact with.