British actor Idris Elba tests positive for Covid-19

Published on 17 Mar 2020 1:20:33 PM

British actor Idris Elba said on Monday (March 16) that he has tested positive for the Covid-19 coronavirus.

Elba said in a Twitter posting that he had no symptoms so far but was isolating himself from others and told fans to remain “really vigilant”.

Idris had attended the WE Day UK Charity event and concert in London on March 3 with Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, the wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who announced she tested positive for the virus last week.