British actor Idris Elba tests positive for coronavirus

The actor published on his Twitter account that he has no symptoms at the moment

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British actor Idris Elba tests positive for coronavirus. (Getty Images, file)

The British actor Idris Elba joined this Monday the list of celebrities infected with the new coronavirus , as announced in a video on his Twitter account, in which he claimed not to feel symptoms.

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Elba, the star of “Avengers: Infinity War”, said in a Twitter post that she had no symptoms at the moment, but was isolating herself from other people.

“It sucks,” said the artist of 47 years, explaining that the test was done by COVID – 19 after realizing that he had contact with another infected person.

Elba urged all those who feel sick to be tested as possible, while expressing solidarity with those who suffer from the new virus, which has infected at least 175. 530 people, with 7. 007 deaths worldwide.

The “The Wire” star also sent a word of solidarity to those who have lost a loved one or to those who have lost their financial support by closing their businesses.

“We live in a divided world right now, we can all feel it,” said Elba. “But now is the time for solidarity. Now is the time to think about others. ”

Elba joins her colleague Tom Hanks and his wife, actress and singer Rita Wilson, on the list of celebrities who have tested positive for the virus.

The Hollywood couple is currently quarantined in Australia.

With information from AFP