Idris Elba has verified he has tested positive for coronavirus.
The star states he feels great and currently has no signs, however has been separated considering that he discovered that he might have been exposed to the infection
In a tweet he stated: “Today I tested positive for COVID-19 I feel okay, I have no signs up until now however have actually been separated considering that I learnt about my possible direct exposure to the infection.
“Stay home people and be pragmatic. I will keep you updated on how I’m doing. No panic.”
In an accompanying video, Elba states he was tested after he found an individual he had current contact with had tested positive for COVID-19
He stated he instantly self-isolated and got tested and had his results back today.
He likewise advised followers to think of social distancing and cleaning their hands, including they need to be alert to alleviate the spread of the infection.
“There are so many people whose lives have been affected, from those who have lost people they love, to people that don’t even have it and have lost their livelihoods,” he stated.
“This is real.”
The star’s statement comes as Health Secretary Matt Hancock verified that 55 individuals had actually now passed away after screening positive for coronavirus,
Prime Minister Boris Johnson likewise revealed brand-new steps as part of his brand-new everyday interview, asking individuals to prevent theatres, bars and bars to slow the spread and attempt of coronavirus.
He likewise provided brand-new guidance for entire households to self-isolate for 14 days need to someone in the home suffer any of the signs of COVID-19