Marvel actor Idris Elba is the latest celebrity to contract the coronavirus.
Taking to Twitter, Elba shared a video where he said he’s remaining in isolation so as not to spread the virus.
He urged fans to “stay home people and be pragmatic.”
“I will keep you updated on how I’m doing,” he added.
Elba, who posted a video also featuring his wife Sabrina Dhowre, said she has not been tested and is “doing OK”.
He revealed that he got tested after finding out on Friday that he had been in contact with someone who had the virus.
“This is serious,” he said. “Now is the time to really think about social distancing, washing your hands.”
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