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Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson Released From Hospital After Virus Quarantine

On this file picture Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson pose on the crimson carpet upon arrival for the world premiere of the movie “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” in London on July 16, 2018. Anthony HARVEY / AFP


Tom Hanks and his spouse Rita Wilson have been launched from the Australian hospital the place they have been in isolation since testing constructive for the coronavirus final week, their son Chet mentioned.

“A quick update on my folks: They’re out of the hospital,” Chet mentioned in an Instagram video.

“They’re still self-quarantined obviously, but they’re feeling a lot better, so that’s a relief,” he mentioned.

The a number of Oscar-winning actor was on the Gold Coast close to Brisbane to movie an Elvis Presley biopic directed by Australian Baz Luhrmann when he and Wilson, each 63, got here down with the illness.

Wilson, a singer-songwriter, had given live shows in Sydney and Brisbane earlier than testing constructive for COVID-19 and Australian authorities have been monitoring the couple’s contacts to determine every other individuals who could have been contaminated.

Chet Hanks urged folks to not panic over the virus and wished anybody else contaminated “a swift and speedy recovery”.

Australia has up to now confirmed almost 400 instances of coronavirus, with 5 deaths from the illness.

Hanks was believed to have returned to the penthouse condominium within the Gold Coast the place the couple had been staying whereas he labored on the Lurhmann movie, during which he was as a result of painting Elvis’ long-time supervisor, Colonel Tom Parker.

The couple have posted to social media about their run-in with COVID-19, thanking their Australian carers and urging their followers to observe the recommendation of specialists on avoiding the illness.



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