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Tom Hanks Gives New Health Update from His Self-Isolation after Coronavirus Diagnosis

Gracious Egedegbe
Mar 19, 2020
01:30 P.M.
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Tom Hanks gives an update on the progress of his health and that of his wife while they are still in self-isolation, and both of them seem to be recovering well.


Following the isolation of Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, after they tested positive for Coronavirus, the actor is taking to his social media platforms to update fans on how they are doing. On Instagram, he said:

"Hey, folks. Good News: One week after testing Positive, in self-isolation, the symptoms are much the same."

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.


Speaking on his situation, Tom gave both good and bad news. While his good news focused on how he was faring despite episodes of tiredness, his bad news was that:

"My wife @ritawilson has won 6 straight hands of Gin Rummy and leads by 201 points. But I have learned not to spread my Vegemite so thick."

The actor who was previously mocked by friends and colleagues for the way he spread the Vegemite on his bread slices has acknowledged that it was one of the things he has learned to do well in this period of isolation.


Tom posted a picture of a typewriter he traveled with, which ironically is a "Corona" make. And although one is not sure if he no longer likes the typewriter as he stated that he used to love it.

Tom and Rita are doing well amidst all the struggle.

In the concluding part of his caption, the "Bridge of Spies" actor added that everyone in the world was in this together and urged that the curve be flattened.


The comments section was filled with love and concern for Tom and his wife. Some expressed that the whole world was indeed in this together as the outbreak was causing increased panic day in day out. Someone said:

"Love this Corona Typewriter, so soft! All the best, Hanks! Take care of yourself."

While some expressed that there was more to the number "201" Tom talked about, others expressed that it is most likely a coincidence that Rita is leading with such points.


Tom and Rita, who were in Australia when they tested positive to the virus, have promised to keep the world updated on the progress of their situation.

Sharing about their situation on Instagram, Tom assured his fans and followers that he and his wife were going to follow the necessary procedures such that they do not pose a threat to the health of those in public.


With the coronavirus pandemic reaching increasingly alarming numbers, it is good to know that Tom and Rita are doing well amidst all the struggle to contain the spread of the virus.

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