Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson taking new coronavirus infection 'one day at a time'

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Tom Hanks said he and wife Rita Wilson were taking their new coronavirus infection “one day at a time," while Australian television hosts who had interviewed Wilson were awaiting test results.

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Hanks, 63, and Wilson have been isolated in stable conditions in a Gold Coast hospital following their diagnoses.

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The couple used a social media post to thank "everyone here Down Under who are taking such good care of us.”

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AP wire services helped contribute to this report.

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