This too shall pass, says Tom Hanks on Corona!

Brenda Watkins
March 24, 2020

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson were the first big names to announce they'd tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) almost two weeks ago. "Common sense, no?" Hanks said on Twitter Sunday. In the background, Naughty By Nature's 1993 hit "Hip Hop Hooray" plays. At first, she acts confused, but as soon as the lyrics start, she's rapping along like she was born for this.

Tom Hanks posted this picture after defeating the Virus.

The video went viral on Instagram, with more than 1.1 million views.

"YES RITA!" Scott Braun commented.

One fan tweeted: "RITA, YOU'RE INVITED TO THE BBQ!" Pink wrote on Instagram.

"Quarantine Stir Crazy", she captioned the video.

However, after two weeks in self-quarantine in their home in Australia following a stint in a nearby hospital, the couple have confirmed they are on the mend. So far, five University of Tampa students traveling together for the vacation have tested positive for COVID-19 highlighting how these rules should be taken seriously.

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Throughout their recovery, Hanks has shared several updates about the couple's health.

"Hello folks, Rita and I are down here in Australia. We felt a bit exhausted, like we had colds, and some body aches", Hanks shared. Well, now. What to do next?

He said, "We are taking it one-day-at-a-time". He explained that although they'd experienced symptoms including a fever, body aches and chills, that they were self-isolating and being well taken care of.

While perhaps not healthy, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson do at least appear to be staying happy, and hopefully it won't be too much longer before they are back at 100 percent. "Two weeks after our first symptoms and we feel better", Hanks tweeted Sunday night.

He then tried to educate fans on the benefits of self-isolation, saying that this practice works because it ensures that you don't get an infection from others and you don't infect others.

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to cancelling events, here's a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most people recover from but can cause severe illness in the elderly and those with preexisting medical conditions.

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