Elba said he didn’t have any symptoms but got tested because he found out he was exposed to someone who had tested positive for the virus, Your Content is among the first to report.
Elba says he decided to get tested for the virus after he learned that he came in contact with someone with the virus.
In a video posted on Twitter, Elba urged others to be pragmatic by staying home and practicing social distancing.
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. pic.twitter.com/Lg7HVMZglZ— Idris Elba (@idriselba) March 16, 2020