Elba's statement comes as the disparity between rich and poor have resulted in frustration in the general populace about how rich celebrities and politicians are getting tested multiple times while there's a testing kit shortage. During an Instagram Live Tuesday, the Hobbs & Shaw star said he believes all people should have access to COVID-19 tests - but that it's "counterproductive" to shame those who have been able to get one. "Secondly, I'm in higher altitude at the moment, which makes breathing even more hard".
He insisted: "It shouldn't be about whether the rich or poor gets it". "It's like, I got a test but I also got COVID".
"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", she said.
He continued and said: 'Such stupidness and people wanna spread that as if it's like news. There's no benefit to me and Sabrina sitting here saying we've got it when we ain't got it.
Idris Elba's wife, Sabrina Dhowre Elba, is viewed by many as the quintessential embodiment of the urban term "ride-or-die chick" as she refused to leave his side after he contracted COVID-19.
"I'm just a human being and I just happen to be in the public eye".
"I'm starting to feel like ya'll n-s is paying n-s to say that they got it", she added, "and if you are paying n-as to say that they got it, pay me, too!"
Wall Street jumps on hopes of US$2 trillion stimulus
It also said sales are bouncing back in China, where the outbreak has eased and most Nike stores have reopened. Other travel-related stocks also stormed higher to recoup a fraction of their huge losses over the last month.
Spain registers more than 700 deaths from coronavirus
Spain's Ministry of Health says the overall number of cases in Spain increased by 20 percent to 47,610 from 39,673 on Tuesday. Spain first enforced a lockdown on March 14 , and all private hospitals were nationalized soon after on March 16.