Prior to Corona Virus affecting Tom Hanks and his lady love were seen walking happily in Australia arm in arm.
But just 5 days after that it sent shock waves amidst fans that they were tested for Corona diagnosis and it was positive. The couple was seen taking a walk near the Bondi Beach on March 7th with ecstasy.
Later when they were prone to the disease Tom hanks took to his Instagram and wrote: “Hello, folks. Rita and I are down here in Australia,” the A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood star wrote. “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.”
Adding to this he said that they have both decided to test further and be on observation. Further, Hanks is in Australia to shoot for the biopic of the pop icon Elvis Presley where portrays his manager Colonel Tom Parker. Due to his illness, Warner Bros. has stopped the film.
Post his announcement on his Instagram fans flooded with supportive messages and their son Colin Hanks thanked the followers stating: “We are so grateful for the outpouring of support from everyone. My parents are receiving excellent care in Australia and are doing well (and in good spirits) given the circumstances. Despite the fact that I’m in LA and haven’t seen them in over three weeks, we have been in constant contact and [I] am confident that they will make a full recovery.”
Tom hanks other son Chet also posted a video stating: “They are both fine. They’re not even that sick. They’re not worried about it, they’re not trippin’. But they’re going through the necessary health precautions. I don’t think it’s anything to be too worried about. I appreciate everyone’s concern and well wishes, but I think it’s all going to be alright.”