Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson Discharged From Australian Hospital, Self-Quarantining at Rental Home

March 16, 2020
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson, who announced last week they tested positive for coronavirus in Australia, have been discharged from the hospital, their rep said.

The couple are now self-isolating at a rented home in Australia.

Last week they issued this statement: 

Hello, folks.  Rita and I are down here in Australia.   We felt a bit tired, like we had colds, and some body aches.   Rita had some chills that came and went. Slight fevers too.  To play things right, as is needed in the world right now,  we were tested for the Coronavirus, and were found to be positive.

Well, now.  What to do next?  The Medical Officials have protocols that must be followed. We Hanks’ will be tested, observed, and isolated for as long as public health and safety requires.  Not much more to it than a one-day-at-a-time approach, no?

We’ll keep the world posted and updated.

Take care of yourselves!” – Tom Hanks

“We have been made aware that a company member from our Elvis feature film, which is currently in pre-production in The Gold Coast, Australia, has tested positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus). 

We are working closely with the appropriate Australian health agencies to identify and contact anyone who may have come in direct contact with the individual. The health and safety of our company members is always our top priority, and we are taking precautions to protect everyone who works on our productions around the world."

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