Actor Idris Elba broke his silence about the coronavirus via an Instagram Live vide. During the live stream, Elba revealed that he tested positive for the virus and has remained in quarantine with his wife, who also tested positive for the disease. After his announcement rumors about celebrities, including Elba, being paid off to claim carrying the infectious disease began to circulate. The Elbas, however, deny all rumors about possibly being involved in a scheme, and encourage everyone to stay healthy and get tested if you can.

Actor Idris Elba (Photo courtesy of Black Press USA)