The beloved Toy Story actor, 63, confirmed via Instagram on Wednesday, March 11, that he and his wife, also 63, had been diagnosed with coronavirus while in Australia. Hanks shared a statement on social media, urging fans to keep calm as the couple continues to seek medical treatment.
‘Hello, folks,’ Hanks began. ‘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.'”