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Hanks tweets on Vegemite after virus

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US actor Tom Hanks, in Berlin in October 2016 (Photo: Britta Pedersen/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa)

Actor Tom Hanks says he's still suffering from some symptoms of coronavirus as he and his singer wife Rita Wilson continue recovering in Queensland.

Hanks and Wilson were discharged from a Gold Coast hospital on Tuesday, about a week after being quarantined with the virus.

They are now in self-isolation and appear to be killing time by playing cards, according to a tweet Hanks posted on earlier on Wednesday.

"Hey folks. Good News: One week after testing Positive, in self-isolation, the symptoms are much the same. No fever but the blahs," Hanks posted.

"Folding the laundry and doing the dishes leads to a nap on the couch. Bad news: My wife @ritawilson has won 6 straight hands of Gin Rummy and leads by 201 points."

The tweet was accompanied by a photo of a Corona branded typewriter.

He also referenced his Vegemite spreading skills which were heavily criticised online after he posted a photo of two pieces of toast thickly smothered in the popular spread.

"I travelled here with a typewriter, one I used to love. We are all in this together. Flatten the curve. Hanx.

"But I have learned not to spread my Vegemite so thick."

The Oscar-winning actor, who is in Australia filming a Baz Luhrmann biopic about Elvis Presley, is not believed to have infected any other cast or crew, but production was shut down for two weeks.

© AAP 2020

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