Tom Hanks shares an update from Australia amid coronavirus recovery

Tom Hanks (Photo: Getty Images)
Tom Hanks (Photo: Getty Images)

Tom Hanks has shared an update with fans as he continues to recover in Australia.

The actor, along with his wife and actress, Rita Wilson, revealed that they tested positive for the coronavirus on Wednesday. In a statement, the Cast Away star said, "We Hanks’ will be tested, observed, and isolated for as long as public health and safety requires. Not much more to it than a one-day-at-a-time approach, no?"

Now, the 63-year-old is sharing an update from Down Under. Posted on his Instagram was a picture of a glass of water, two slices of toast and the Australian staple, vegemite.

Also in the frame was a kangaroo, holding up the Australian flag.

"Thanks to the Helpers. Let’s take care of ourselves and each other," the Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood star said.


Tom and Rita are the first A-listers to reveal they’ve tested positive for the Covid-19 virus, however, many celebrities have self-quarantined as numbers continue to spike worldwide.

In South Africa, 61 cases have been confirmed while President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared a national state of disaster