Coronavirus will spend two weeks in isolation after accidentally infecting Idris Elba.
In a tweet earlier today, London legend Idris Elba confirmed he’d received a positive test for COVID-19, but is otherwise feeling fine. [Photo: Idris Elba, Instagram]
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
The Hackney-born actor explained that he was asymptomatic and his untested partner Sabrina (hovering unadvisedly close in the background, PLEASE get back sis) was also feeling fine.
Elba got tested after discovering he’d been exposed to someone who had recently tested positive, which is apparently something some people can do, unless you’re someone irrelevant like an NHS nurse.
Coronavirus is now expected to spend two weeks in quarantine, as Idris Elba is widely believed to be fatal.
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Also published on Medium.