Wife to UK actor, musician, DJ and producer Idris Elba has also tested positive for coronavirus, after she choose not to distance herself after his status was known, these comes just days after her husband revealed that he had tested positive for the virus.
Sabrina Elba and her husband during a live interview with Oprah Winfrey through facetime revealed while she choose to stay with sick husband against the advice of medical practitioners.
“I could have made the decision to put myself maybe in a separate room or stay away, and I’m sure that people are making those decisions. And they’re tough decisions to make,” Sabrina Elba said. “But I made the decision to want to be with him, and you know, still touch him.”
Idris went on to point out that, they were both together during the time he met got exposed to the person who he was in contact with that tested positive.
“If I had caught it, she had certainly caught it in that time period as well,” Idris Elba told Oprah. “People were right to have highlighted that spatial distancing is important. I think given the context of the video, which was telling the world what has happened to us, we weren’t thinking about that specifically.”
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Like millions of people all over the world, I've been staying safer at home for over a week now. I know a lot of people are feeling stressed, overwhelmed, and uncertain. Because of that, I wanted to offer some hope and gather thought leaders and people going through it to add some perspective. Which is why I FaceTimed Idris Elba and his wife Sabrina who are safely quarantined together after he tested positive for COVID-19. Idris fills me in on his journey and Sabrina reveals the result of her test after they decided to quarantine together. Tap the link in my bio to watch our conversation for FREE on the Apple TV app (on your phone) or visit apple.co/oprahtalks
We wish the couple a quick recovery.