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[VIDEO] Actor Idris Elba took to Twitter saying he had Covid-19

17 March 2020 10:52 AM

He says he has experienced no symptoms so far but had been in contact with someone who had tested positive, and so got tested.

On Monday, actor Idris Elba took to twitter saying he had Covid-19. He had experienced no symptoms so far but had been in contact with someone who had recently tested positive - and so felt he needed to get tested.

While people are showing their sympathy and support, the video which has currently had close to 24 million views, has also garnered another reaction...

Why was Elba able to be tested when he had no symptoms? Is it a matter of being famous, or rich, Twitter users ask?

There are numerous stories globally and locally of people with some symptoms not being able to get tested.

Watch the video below:


17 March 2020 10:52 AM

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