Actor Idris Elba says he has tested positive for coronavirus

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Actor Idris Elba says he has tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Elba says he was exposed to someone who tested positive last week.

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In a message posted to Twitter, he says, “This morning I tested positive for COVID-19. I feel ok, I have no symptoms so far but have been isolated since I found out about my possible exposure to the virus. Stay home people and be pragmatic. I will keep you updated on how I’m doing. No panic.

 Meawhile, Broadway shows may be shuttered, but that’s not stopping some Broadway voices.

Stage stars including Audra McDonald, Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth and Kelli O'Hara, Wayne Brady, Betty Buckley and Laura Benanti will appear singing and performing live from their homes in daily online charity shows that started Monday night.

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The shows will encourage viewers to donate to The Actors Fund’s services for those dealing with the coronavirus outbreak and its costs.

AP wire services helped contribute to this report.

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