Idris Elba Tested Positive For Coronavirus And The Reactions Range From “Angry” To “Horny” (15 Tweets)

As the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic sweeps across the planet, it’s affecting everything. Even the stars who are Just Like Us. Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson tested positive for coronavirus and self-quarantined for five days, leaving the hospital today. Celebrities have been trying to get the message out about taking coronavirus seriously, and Idris Elba is now joining them after receiving a bit of bad news.

Today, actor Idris Elba announced that he’s tested positive for COVID-19 (AKA coronavirus).

“It sucks,” the star of The Wire said in a video to his fans. Elba said he’s not showing symptoms (yet) and that he got the test after learning he had been in contact with someone who had recently tested positive. His wife Sabrina hasn’t been tested yet. Like other celebrities, Elba also cautioned people to remember to wash their hands and avoid others. “Stay positive and don’t freak out,” he closed.

The news one of the Sexiest Men Alive has contracted coronavirus was too real for folks on Twitter and they voiced both their despair and a strong desire to nurse Idris Elba back to health.