Tom Hanks reveals he and wife Rita Wilson are 'sheltering in place'

Tom Hanks reveals he and wife Rita Wilson are 'sheltering in place' as he updates fans after returning home following COVID-19 diagnosis

By Christine Rendon For Dailymail.com

Published: 22:31 GMT, 28 March 2020 | Updated: 22:40 GMT, 28 March 2020

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Tom Hanks is sheltering-in-place at home in the US with wife Rita Wilson, after returning from Australia following their COVID-19 diagnosis.

The actor, 63, updated fans on their current situation via Twitter on Saturday, several weeks after revealing both he and Rita had tested positive for coronavirus while in Australia.

'Hey, Foks... We're home now and, like the rest of America, we carry on sheltering in place and social distancing. Many, any thanks to everyone in Australia who looked after us. 

Doing their part: Tom Hanks is sheltering-in-place with wife Rita Wilson in America, after returning from Australia following their COVID-19 diagnosis

Doing their part: Tom Hanks is sheltering-in-place with wife Rita Wilson in America, after returning from Australia following their COVID-19 diagnosis

Stay safe: The actor, 63, updated fans on their current situation via Twitter on Saturday

Stay safe: The actor, 63, updated fans on their current situation via Twitter on Saturday

'Their care and guidance made possible our return to the USA. And many thanks to all of you who reached out with well wishes. Rita and I so appreciate it. Hanx.'

Hanks and his wife were pictured touching down into the United States via private jet on Friday.

The pair, who were the first celebrities to go public with their battle with COVID-19 on March 11, were pictured driving in LA following their flight home.

Hanks and Wilson were on lock-down while recovering in Australia, where Hanks was filming a movie about Elvis Presley. He is playing

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