British actor Idris Elba said on Monday he tested positive for the coronavirus.\r\n\u201cThis 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,\u201d he wrote on his Twitter account.\r\n\u201cStay home people and be pragmatic. I will keep you updated on how I\u2019m doing\u2026 No panic,\u201d he added.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nIdris Elba\r\n\r\n\u2714@idriselba\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThis 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\u2019m doing No panic.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n491K\r\n8:18 PM - Mar 16, 2020\r\nTwitter Ads info and privacy\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n167K people are talking about this\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nElba added that he had taken the test because he found out on Friday that he had been exposed to someone who had contracted the disease. He did not identify the person.\r\nElba is the second major Hollywood celebrity to announce he has contracted the coronavirus, after\u00a0Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson\u00a0announced last week that they both had tested positive while working on a film in Australia.