Idris Elba the famous actor has been tested positive for Corona Virus and the actor has said that he will be putting himself in self-quarantine. Idris Elba becomes the third high profile celebrity to test positive for Covid-19 after Tom Hanks and Rita Hanks were tested positive for the virus during their shoot for the Elvis Presley biopic in Australia.

Idris Elba posted on twitter saying “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 also wrote “This is serious. Now’s really the time to think about social distancing, washing your hands, We live in a divided world right now. We can all feel it,” he added. “But now’s the time for solidarity, for thinking about each other.”

The actor also said that his wife is currently doing fine and has also undergone a test for Covid-19. Coronavirus has possible symptoms like mild cough and mild temperature however the disease is dangerous as no vaccine has been introduced uptil now.