Tom Hanks, wife Rita Wilson test positive for coronavirus

Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson
Posted at 9:26 PM, Mar 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-12 22:26:06-04

Actor Tom Hanks announced Wednesday that he and his wife, actress and singer Rita Wilson, have tested positive for coronavirus.

Hanks made the announcement on both Twitter and Instagram. The couple is currently in Australia, and he said they experienced fatigue, colds and slight fevers.

"Rita and I are down here in Australia. We felt a bit tired, like we had colds and some body aches. Rita had some chills that came and went. Slight fevers too. To play things right, as is needed in the world right now, we were tested for the Coronavirus and were found to be positive," Hanks wrote on Instagram.

Hanks said he and Wilson will be "tested, observed and isolated for as long as public health and safety requires" and will continue to keep everyone posted.

On Thursday, Hanks updated fans on how he and Wilson are doing with a nod to his famous line from his 1992 film "A League of Their Own."

"There are those for whom it could lead to a very serious illness. We are taking it one-day-at-a-time. There are things we can all do to get through this by following the advice of experts and taking care of ourselves and each other, no? Remember, despite all the current events, there is no crying in baseball," he wrote on Twitter.