- The list of world celebrities and famous people who have been infected by Covid-19 continues to grow by the day
- The latest celebrity who has contracted the disease is actor Idris Elba
- The actor confirmed that he has tested positive in a tweet on Monday, 16 March
According to the actor, although he has tested positive, he is not showing any symptoms so far.
Elba explained that he was tested because he had been exposed to someone else who had tested positive for the coronavirus.
The Hobbs and Shaw actor added that his wife Sabrina is yet to be tested for the virus. Elba added that contracting the virus was no cause for panic.
Idris joins a number of celebrities - including James Bond actress Olga Kurylenko, Tom hanks and wife Rita Wilson, Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta and Chelsea player Callum Hudson-Odoi - who have tested positive.
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