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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson's Sons Chet and Colin Open Up About Their Mother and father' Coronavirus Prognosis


Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson‘s sons Chet and Colin Hanks are updating followers on their mother and father’ well being after they examined optimistic for coronavirus.

On Wednesday, Chet, 29, opened up concerning the prognosis in a video shared on Instagram simply hours after his father introduced that he and his spouse, each 63, had been recognized with the COVID-19 virus.

“What’s up everybody? Yeah, it’s true. My mother and father acquired coronavirus. Loopy,” the rapper stated within the clip. “They’re each down in Australia proper now as a result of my dad was taking pictures a film down there.”

“I simply acquired off the cellphone with them. They each are nice,” he continued. “They’re not even that sick. They’re not anxious about it. They’re not trippin’ however they’re going by way of the mandatory well being precautions clearly. However I don’t suppose it’s something to be too anxious about.”


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“I admire everybody’s concern and the properly needs however I believe it’s all going to be alright however I admire it,” he added. “All people keep secure on the market. A lot love.”

Shortly after Chet’s message, his brother Colin additionally spoke out about their mother and father’ well being issues on Twitter and Instagram.

“We’re so grateful for the outpouring of assist from everybody,” the actor, 42, wrote. “My mother and father are receiving glorious care in Australia and are doing properly (and in good spirits) given the circumstances.”

“Even though I’m in LA and haven’t seen them in over three weeks, we have now been in fixed contact and am assured that they are going to make a full restoration.”


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Simply hours earlier than Chet and Colin’s messages, Tom shared on Instagram that he and Rita had examined optimistic for the coronavirus whereas in Australia.

“Hi there, people. Rita and I are down right here in Australia. We felt a bit drained, like we had colds, and a few physique aches. Rita had some chills that got here and went. Slight fevers too. To play issues proper, as is required on the earth proper now, we had been examined for the Coronavirus, and had been discovered to be optimistic,” the actor wrote alongside a photograph of a pair of gloves inside a hazardous waste disposal bin.

“Effectively, now. What to do subsequent? The Medical Officers have protocols that have to be adopted. We Hanks’ can be examined, noticed, and remoted for so long as public well being and security requires,” he shared. “Not rather more to it than a one-day-at-a-time strategy, no?”

He added, “We’ll hold the world posted and up to date. Handle yourselves!”

Tom is at present in Australia’s Gold Coast for the pre-production of Baz Luhrmann‘s untitled Elvis Presley biopic, through which he performs the music icon’s longtime supervisor Colonel Tom Parker. Filming for the film has been halted.

“We’ve got been made conscious that an organization member from our Elvis characteristic movie, which is at present in pre-production in The Gold Coast, Australia, has examined optimistic for COVID-19 (coronavirus),” Warner Bros. stated in a press release to PEOPLE.

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“We’re working intently with the suitable Australian well being companies to determine and speak to anybody who could have are available direct contact with the person. The well being and security of our firm members is all the time our prime precedence, and we’re taking precautions to guard everybody who works on our productions world wide.”

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“The person who examined optimistic for COVID-19 is at present receiving therapy,” the assertion learn.

As for Rita, the singer-songwriter carried out on the Emporium Lodge South Financial institution in South Brisbane on Thursday and the Utzon Room on the Sydney Opera Home on Saturday. She additionally not too long ago appeared on Australia’s At present present.

Worldwide, there at the moment are 121,545 confirmed circumstances of coronavirus and 4,373 deaths.