“I know I’ve been exposed to it from March 4,” the 47-year-old “Luther” star said — the same date he was photographed with Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, 44, at a packed charity event in London, alongside F1 star Lewis Hamilton.
“That’s when the person that came up positive, that was the time I got in contact with that person,” he said in a video update, again stressing that his “known exposure was March 4.”
Without naming the person, he revealed that he got tested after hearing about someone “also in the public eye” being infected.
He said he found out about it Friday — the morning he would have woken up to hear that Canada’s first lady had tested positive.
Idris Elba and Sophie Trudeau Posed for a Photo Together Days Before Testing Positive for Coronavirus https://t.co/u011eh2hgA— People (@people) March 17, 2020