Actor Idris Elba announced on Twitter Monday morning that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

What’s going on:

  • Elba released a Twitter video Monday morning in which he revealed he had tested positive for the coronavirus, which is sweeping the world.
  • Elba wrote: “This morning I tested positive for Covid 19. I feel ok, I have no symptoms so far but have been isolated since I found out about my possible exposure to the virus. Stay home people and be pragmatic. I will keep you updated on how I’m doing No panic.”
  • In the video, Elba said the diagnosis “sucks” but he’s “doing OK.” He said his wife, Sabrina Dhowre, is doing OK, too.

He said: “I didn’t have any symptoms. I got tested because I realized I was exposed to someone who also tested positive. I found out last Friday that they tested positive, I quarantined myself immediately and got a test immediately and got the results back today. It’s serious.”

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