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Tom Hanks' Sister Reveals How He's Doing Since Coronavirus Diagnosis

Tom Hanks‘ sister, Sandra Hanks Benoiton, gave an update on how her brother and his wife Rita Wilson are doing amid their COVID-19 diagnosis.

She said they are taking the “one-day-at-a-time approach.”

“I have communicated with my brother. He’s not great, but still okay. [Am I] shocked? No. He’s an actor, not a god [but] medical care in Australia is good,” Sandra said to Daily Mail.

Tom and Rita, who were diagnosed in Australia, just moved out of the hospital to a quarantine in a private home.

Meanwhile, Sandra actually lives in Italy, and she’s under quarantine while the country also fights Coronavirus.

“We’re okay here… staying home is fine with us, and this community is wonderful. I’m lucky to be here, the spirit of the people is amazing! The US and the UK are failing miserably, however,” she said.

Find out which other celebrities have been diagnosed with Coronavirus.

Tom Hanks Is Losing In Rummy To Wife Rita Wilson During Quarantine After Being Released From The Hospital

Rita Wilson is showing off her skills in rummy during their quarantine, Tom Hanks shared with fans in a new Instagram post.

The 63-year-old actor is updating fans about how they’re both doing after being discharged from the hospital one week after their coronavirus diagnosis.

“Hey folks. Good News: One week after testing Positive, in self-isolation, the symptoms are much the same. No fever but the blahs. Folding the laundry and doing the dishes leads to a nap on the couch,” Tom wrote, sharing the good things about being out of the hospital.

However, the bad news is that “my wife @ritawilson has won 6 straight hands of Gin Rummy and leads by 201 points.”

“But I have learned not to spread my Vegemite so thick. I travelled here with a typewriter, one I used to love. We are all in this together. Flatten the curve. Hanx.”

If you missed it, Tom and Rita‘s son, Chet, also updated fans about how the couple is doing after their coronavirus diagnosis.

Chet Hanks Updates Fans on Parents Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson's Health Since Leaving the Hospital

Chet Hanks is (once again) the voice of reason we all need right now.

The 29-year-old actor took to Instagram on Monday (March 16) to let concerned fans know how his parents Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are doing after testing positive for coronavirus.

Fans will be happy to know that the couple has since left the hospital and are now under quarantine at a rental home.

“They’re out of the hospital,” Chet Hanks said. “They’re still self-quarantined obviously, but they’re feeling a lot better, so that’s a relief.”

“My prayers go out to you because a lot of people are suffering other than my parents right now,” he continued. “I think the most important thing is we just stay calm because panicking really isn’t necessary, and it’s just making things more difficult than they need to be. If you went to the grocery store and hoarded all the water and toilet paper for yourself I think you’re the problem.”

“You should think more all of others for once,” he added. “I think if we all just be a little less selfish and a little more selfless we’re gonna be completely fine.”

Watch below.

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Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson Leave Australia Hospital Five Days After Testing Positive for Coronavirus

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have left the Australia hospital that they’ve been staying in since testing positive for the coronavirus.

Five days after announcing their diagnoses, the couple, both 63, have left a Queensland hospital, People reports on Monday (March 16).

Tom and Rita are now under quarantine at a rental home, Tom‘s representative says.

Tom and Rita were the first celebrities to announce that they had tested positive to the virus.

It was recently reported that Tom is the only person from the Elvis Presley biopic cast to have tested positive for coronavirus.

Find out what other celebrities have been diagnosed with Coronavirus.

Tom Hanks Is Only Known Coronavirus Case from Elvis Presley Biopic Cast

Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson were diagnosed with Coronavirus while in Australia and now, we’re getting an update from the entire case and crew from the Baz Luhrmann Elvis Presley biopic.

The film is in pre-production in Australia, and Tom is one of the film’s stars.

“We are aware of only the one case of the coronavirus amongst cast and crew and additionally the cast member’s wife,” a representative from the film in Australia told People. “Working closely with the Queensland Health Department we have delayed our start date by approximately two weeks to allow for their full recovery.”

Austin Butler is playing Presley in the film.

Find out what other celebrities have been diagnosed with Coronavirus.

Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson Share a Selfie from Isolation While Battling Coronavirus

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have shared an update on how they are doing, just one day after they revealed to the world that they were diagnosed with coronavirus.

The married couple, who are the first major celebs to go public about testing positive for the virus, are currently in Australia.

“Hello folks. @ritawilson and I want to thank everyone here Down Under who are taking such good care of us. We have Covid-19 and are in isolation so we do not spread it to anyone else,” Tom captioned the selfie on Instagram.

“There are those for whom it could lead to a very serious illness. We are taking it one-day-at-a-time. There are things we can all do to get through this by following the advice of experts and taking care of ourselves and each other, no? Remember, despite all the current events, there is no crying in baseball. Hanx,” he added.

Tom‘s final line of the post is a nod to his classic movie A League of Their Own.

Rita wrote on her page, “A little update below to all of you from @tomHanks and myself. So grateful for the outpouring of prayers, love and support. Means so much and strengthens us.”

Earlier today, Colin Hanks shared an update on his dad.

Make sure to see the deeper meaning behind Tom‘s initial announcement post.

Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson Photographed Days Before Coronavirus Diagnosis

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