Tom Hanks takes to Twitter, says he’s tested positive for coronavirus


HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 09: (L-R) Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson attend the 92nd Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on February 09, 2020 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)

Actor Tom Hanks announced Wednesday on Twitter that he and his wife tested positive for COVID-19.

The actor said he was in Australia and he and his wife felt like they had a cold and decided to be tested for the virus, which has been described by the World Health Organization as a global pandemic.

The post also said he and his wife would be following quarantine protocol.

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