Thomas Jeffrey Hanks, an actor and a filmmaker, along with his wife Rita Wilson were tested positive for having the coronavirus symptoms on 11th March 2020 while filming in Australia.
we felt a bit tired, like we had colds and some body aches.Tom Hanks
People who had come in close contact with Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks were required to isolate themselves and self-quarantine.
What is coronavirus?
The novel coronavirus or COVID-19 is strain from the coronavirus family that causes an infection in the nose, sinuses, or upper throat.
How does it spread?
This virus is typically spread from one person to another via respiratory droplets produced during coughing. Primarily it spreads when people are in close contact, but it may also spread when one touches a contaminated surface and then their eyes, nose, or mouth.
Improved conditions for the couple
Tom Hanks posted an update two weeks later on Twitter stating the improved conditions of his health.
They still are in isolation but hope to be released soon.
While the number of confirmed cases has surpassed 460,000 worldwide, more than 113,000 people have recovered from the novel coronavirus. The World Health Organization says that those who become infected, generally experience mild illness and recover in about two weeks.
In China, more than 81,000 cases have been confirmed with more than 72,000 recoveries and more than 3,200 deaths.
While Italy has reported more than 7,600 deaths with more than 74,000 cases, it has also seen more than 9,000 people recover from the infection.
In the United States of America, more than 62,000 cases have been confirmed, with more than 910 deaths and nearly 400 recoveries.
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