Idris Elba Tests Positive For Coronavirus

By Melody Chironda

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06:  Actor Idris Elba attends the 'Molly's Game' UK premiere held at Vue West End on December 6, 2017 in London, England.  (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)
 (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)

The British award-winning actor and musician Idris Elba has confirmed he has tested positive for coronavirus.

He says he feels fine and currently has no symptoms, but has been isolated since he found out that he may have been exposed to the virus.

His wife Sabrina is yet to get tested.

The popular actor said that he was tested after being exposed to someone who was confirmed as a COVID-19 case.

 He captioned a video on Twitter. , “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 added that he would keep updating fans on how he was doing.

Idris Elba is of Sierra Leone and Ghanaian roots.


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