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Entertainment BREAKING: Idris Elba has confirmed he has tested positive for coronavirus but says he 'feels ok'

21:05  16 march  2020
21:05  16 march  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Actor Idris Elba arrives for the world premiere of the movie © Getty Actor Idris Elba arrives for the world premiere of the movie "Cats" in Manhattan, New York, U.S., December 16, 2019. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Idris Elba has revealed he has tested positive for the coronavirus on Twitter.  

The actor, 47, said that he 'feels ok' and has no symptoms but has decided to self-isolate.

Posting a video on social media, the star poses next to his wife Sabrina Dhowre to give fans an update on his condition.

a screenshot of a social media post: Isolating: Idris Elba has revealed he has tested positive for the coronavirus on Twitter © Provided by Daily Mail Isolating: Idris Elba has revealed he has tested positive for the coronavirus on Twitter

He said in a video: 'This morning I tested positive for Covid 19.

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'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.'

Follow the government's latest travel advice for people travelling back to the UK from affected areas, including whether to self-isolate. Don't go to the GP or hospital, stay indoors and call NHS 111. In parts of Wales where 111 isn't available, call NHS DIrect on 0845 46 47. In Northern Ireland, call your GP.

 

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