Idris Elba Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Idris Elba is just the latest celebrity to test positive for the virus.

It appears that the star of BBC’s Luther and HBO’s The Wire Idris Elba has tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). The actor revealed the news of his positive testing on his Twitter page informing fans to stay safe and be “pragmatic” during this harrowing time.

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.

Idris Elba joins the long list of celebrities who have come forward about testing positive for the virus. As the coronavirus continues to sweep the globe it’s only a matter of time before more and more people contract the sickness.

The GI Team wish Idris Elba and everyone afflicted with this virus a speedy and full recovery.

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Managing Editor at Generation Iron, Jonathan Salmon is a writer, martial arts instructor, and geek culture enthusiast. Check out his Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Sound Cloud for in-depth MMA analysis.

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Jonathan Salmon
Managing editor of Generation Iron, Jonathan Salmon is a writer, martial arts instructor, and geek culture enthusiast. He has been writing about bodybuilding, combat sports, and strength sports for over 8 years. Check out his YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Sound Cloud for in-depth MMA analysis.