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Idris Elba coronavirus

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Actor Idris Elba stated earlier this week that he has tested positive for Covid-19.

The Actor, Elba, 47, said he received his test results Monday morning. To date so far, the “Luther” star said he feels “OK” and is showing no symptoms, according a video posted to Twitter.

Elba said he’s been isolated since finding out last Friday that he had been exposed to someone who tested the positive.

He is encouraging people watching to practice social distancing and be diligent about hand washing, emphasizing the point that there are asymptomatic people are out there, like himself.

Idris Elba at Fleur Room at Moxy Chelsea

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Elba’s wife, Sabring Dhowre, appeared beside him in his video. Elba said she has not been tested but was “doing OK.”