The internet was abuzz with the news that Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson have been infected with Coronavirus. On Wednesday night, the actor confirmed through his social media profiles that it is a truth, and he and his wife got the infection while in Australia.
— Tom Hanks (@tomhanks) March 12, 2020
A representative of the Hanks also confirmed the news but did not share any additional information. It has been stated that the actor and his wife were in Australia as part of the pre-production work on a film. The film, incidentally, is based on Elvis Presley.
Warner Bros issued a statement indicating their resolve to keep their worker safe from the disease. The statement said,
The movie on Presely has Tom Hanks playing the character of Colonel Tom Parker, who was Presley’s manager. The role of Presley will be essayed by Austin Butler.
The Friday morning update from the Queensland Health spokeswoman confirmed that all the patients diagnosed with Coronavirus at the Gold Coast University Hospital are stable. Meanwhile, there have been eight more cases reported in Queensland taking the total infections in the state to 35.
Meanwhile, Chet – son of Tom Hanks and Wilson took to Instagram to assure the fans that his parents are doing well and have nothing to worry.
“I just got off the phone with them. They both are fine. They’re not even that sick. They’re not worried about it. They’re not trippin’, but they’re going through the necessary health precautions, obviously,” Chet said though his Instagram account.
It may be noticed that Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are the only celebrities to have been infected with Coronavirus so far.