The coronavirus situation seems to be getting worse each passing day. The number of infected keeps on rising and no one is completely safe from the virus. Even the rich and powerful are not immune to the infection. Here is a list of all the celebrities and public figures who are batling the coronavirus.
Status Update On The Corona
The corona situation, now a pandemic according to WHO is getting worse. The total death toll is at 8000 deaths and counting. More than 200,000 people have the virus. Countries are going on lockdown every day. People are encouraged to practise social distancing and self-isolation.
Hollywood Actors Test Positive For The Corona (Celebrities With Coronavirus)
Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson are perhaps the earliest cases of positively testing celebrities. The couple was in Australia shooting for the Elvis Presley Biopic when Tom Hanks fell ill and tested positive for the virus.
However, since then many other celebrities are testing positive for the infection. These include Kristofer Hivju from Game Of Thrones and Olga Kurylenko from Quantum Of Solace. Idris Elba also announced his contraction of the corona on social media.
Politicians Opposing The Corona
Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau’s wife also tested positive for the coronavirus. Canada is also shutting down various public places like colleges, schools, theatres, restaurants and malls.
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez also tested positive for the virus after he met with a Brazillian government official at an event. Fabio Wajngarten, the communications director with Brazil is also down with the coronavirus. He is one of the few people who met Trump before testing positive for the disease.
However, Trump has no intentions of getting tested or isolating himself. Member of US Congress, Mario Diaz-Balart is also battling the coronavirus.
Sports Stars Down With The Corona (Celebrities With Coronavirus)
Arsenal’s head coach Mikel Arteta is also down with the coronavirus. The Arsenal team is also under isolation due to this. The recent game at Manchester was also cancelled as a result of the corona threat.
Kevin Durant is among the four Nets players who are corona positive. NBA star Rudy Gober is also among the infected. Donovan Mitchell and Daniele Rugani are also down with the infection.