In another shocking revelation, Hollywood star Tom Hanks reveals via his Twitter that he and his actress wife Rita Wilson have tested positive for coronavirus. He said the couple is actually in Australia. Tom Hanks stated he came down in Australia with a fever. Rita Wilson, who are both 63 and will now be hospitalized and monitored.
Tom Hanks was the first major Hollywood celebrity to publicly state that he has the virus which is spreading across the world, infecting more than 1,25 lakh people in more than 100 countries and killing more than 4,000. The pair had been on the Gold Coast, where Hanks worked on a movie about Elvis Presley’s childhood.
Australia, which tested positive for Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, has 136 reported cases of coronavirus and three deaths. The nation announced a huge US$ 11 billion spending program Thursday. It aimed at curbing the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic and averting the world’s first 29-year recession. Prime Minister Scott Morrison revealed that the nearly Australian $18 billion plan-equivalent. It is to just under one per cent of GDP-aim mainly at businesses. There are currently more than 120 cases of coronavirus in Australia according to the World Health Organization.