Tom Hanks And Rita Wilson Test Positive For The Coronavirus

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Tom Hanks And Rita Wilson Test Positive For The Coronavirus
The couple were in Australia when they started feeling "a bit tired, like we had colds, and some body aches."
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Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson have tested positive for the coronavirus. 

The actor confirmed the news in a statement posted to social media Wednesday. Hanks said he and Wilson were in Australia when they started feeling "a bit tired, like we had colds, and some body aches." He added they had slight fevers, and Wilson had some chills that came and went.

The couple decided to get tested for the coronavirus, and the result was positive. Hanks said they will be tested, observed and isolated for as long as public health and safety requires.

As of Thursday, there were nearly 130 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Australia. Worldwide, the number of cases is quickly approaching 130,000. The outbreak has officially been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization.

Contains footage from CNN.