CATS' Movie Idris Elba Tests Positive For Coronavirus

By: Mar. 16, 2020
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Idris Elba, who played Macavity in the recent Cats movie, has tested positive for the Coronavirus.

He posted the announcement on his Twitter, writing, "This 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'm doing. No panic."

He also filmed a video to reassure his fans he is doing okay and to remind them of the importance of their own well-being, saying, "Look, this is serious, you know? Now's the time to really think about social distancing, washing your hands."

Watch the full video.

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