Actor Idris Elba is the latest celebrity to test positive for COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Popularly known as the most handsome man in the world and Mr steal your girl, Elba broke the sad news in a two-minute, eight seconds video. He was with his wife Sabrina.
The 47-year-old revealed that he got infected after contact with a person who tested positive but his wife is yet to get tested.
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,’ he posted.
Millions of his followers are sending prayers up for him hoping he will re over from the global epidemic soon.
Coronavirus has claimed 6,518 lives, 77,776 recovered and 169,652 cases reported across the world.
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
Below are heartwarming messages to Idris from his fans
Qasim Rashid Wishing you a speedy recovery, Idris. I’m glad you pointed out that even w/o any symptoms you tested positive. I hope people realize that they can be carriers w/o even knowing it & we *all* must exercise social distancing to limit the harm of this virus. Godspeed.
Ellen DeGeneres Sending you so much love, Idris.❤
Sabrina is way too close, why did she even stay to record this video? pic.twitter.com/DmLuv3sN4e
— eyi, Beyoncé oe! (@Mfumo_B) March 16, 2020
Brandon Davis You’ll be alright brother. You’re Black Superman. Be safe.
Sterling Brown Take care of yourself, bruh. Thanks for sharing. ✊🏿🕉
Segalink Get Well Soon Distinguished. This will pass.
— Andrew Jerell Jones (@sluggahjells) March 16, 2020
Jeffrey Wright Stay up, bro. There but for the grace…
Jessica Chastain So much love for you and your family dear one. Glad that you caught it early. Be safe Red heart
From us in Africa we wish you a speedy recovery brother man and stay strong Idris Elba you’ll beat this… Much love! pic.twitter.com/VXbrI1d8Nf
— Cellular 🍥 (@robzinterris) March 16, 2020
Lamarr This is really sad but I think sis should stay distance away, it’s called “self isolation” for a reason.
Halle Berry Ugh. Stay safe and strong, we’re with you!! Heart suit