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FILE PHOTO: 26th Screen Actors Guild Awards - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 19, 2020 - Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson. REUTERS/Monica Almeida/File Photo

Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson test positive for coronavirus

NEW YORK — Tom Hanks and his actress-singer wife Rita Wilson have tested positive for the coronavirus, the actor said in a statement Wednesday.

Hanks said the couple were in Australia and felt tired, with colds, body aches and slight fevers. “To play things right, as is needed in the world right now, we were tested for the coronavirus and were found to be positive,” Hanks said.

The 63-year-old actor said they will be “tested, observed and isolated for as long as public health and safety requires.”

“Not much more to it than a one-day-a-time approach, no?” added Hanks.

Hanks, who also posted his message on social media, signed off saying: “Take care of yourselves!”

Hanks and Wilson, 63, were married in 1988.

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