Idris Elba has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Idris said that he does not have any symptoms so far, and chose to get tested after coming in contact with another person who also tested positive for COVID-19.
“I didn’t have any symptoms,” he said in a video, which he posted on Twitter. “I got tested because I had realized I got exposed to someone who had also tested positive. I found out last Friday that they were tested positive, I quarantined myself and got a test immediately and got results back today.”
Elba said that “it sucks” but he’s “doing okay” at home with his wife Sabrina, who has not yet been tested.
The star urged his fans to take precautions to protect themselves and others from the highly contagious respiratory illness.