International Celebrities and Leaders Diagnosed with Coronavirus

Coronavirus is a global pandemic that has been spreading fast. There have been so many people who were affected by the virus and are now cured. There are however many unfortunate patients who did not win the battle with Coronavirus. While people are already scared of the Coronavirus and there is panic all around the world, they got even more scared when some of the celebrities and high public officials were diagnosed with Coronavirus. Although, the list of public officials and athletes who have been diagnosed with the virus is long, here is a list of the most prominent names.

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson

The well-known American celebrity couple was diagnosed with Coronavirus soon after the virus started to spread in the US. Tom Hanks took to social media to share his symptoms. A few days later, he also informed his followers about how they were both doing. Tom Hanks has a massive fan following, therefore, the fact that he was diagnosed with Coronavirus served as a bitter reality check for all.

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Sophie Grégoire Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau was tested positive for Coronavirus after her visit to London in which she met many prominent personalities. Justin Trudeau shared the news on his Twitter handle and after that everyone who had been in contact with Sophie Grégoire Trudeau got tested or isolated themselves.

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Idris Elba

Idrissa Akuna Elba OBE is an English actor, writer, producer, musician, DJ, rapper, and singer. He took to Twitter to share with his followers that he had been diagnosed with Coronavirus. He shared that he had no symptoms but he got himself tested because he had been in contact with someone who had been diagnosed with Coronavirus. He also urged people to stay calm and not spread false news.

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Kristofer Hivju

Kristofer Hivju is a Norwegian actor who is well known for playing the roles of Tormund Giantsbane in the HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones and Connor Rhodes in The Fate of the Furious. Kristofer Hivju took to Instagram to announce that he had been tested positive for Coronavirus. He asked people to be careful and asked them to follow the precautions advised. People have been waiting to hear from him.

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Greetings from Norway! Sorry to say that I, today, have tested positive for COVID19, Corona virus. My familiy and I are self-isolating at home for as long as it takes. We are in good health – I only have mild symptoms of a cold. There are people at higher risk for who this virus might be a devastating diagnosis, so I urge all of you to be extremely careful; wash your hands, keep 1,5 meters distance from others, go in quarantine; just do everything you can to stop the virus from spreading. Together we can fight this virus and avert a crisis at our hospitals. Please take care of each other, keep your distance, and stay healthy! Please visit your country's Center for Disease Control's website, and follow the regulations for staying safe and protecting not just yourselves, but our entire community, and especially those at risk like the elderly and people with pre-existing conditions. @grymolvaerhivju #fightcorona #solidarity #takecare #folkehelseinstituttet Thanks to @panoramaagency

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Olga Kurylenko

Olga Konstiantinivna Kurylenko is a Ukrainian-born French actress and model who starred in James Bond, Quantum of solace. She also turned to social media to share this news with her fans. She also asked them to be cautious and shared the symptoms with her fans. “Hello everyone! I’m feeling better today. My fever is gone!I hear people can’t figure out where I currently am. I’m in London! How do I know it’s coronavirus and not just a flu? I did a test for coronavirus which came back positive. What are the medicines that doctors prescribed as treatment? NONE! I was told to take paracetamol in case my fever was too high and if I was in too much pain.” “Good luck everyone!”

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Rachel Matthews

Rachel Lynn Matthews is an American actress who recently played Honeymaren in Frozen 2. Rachel Matthews took to Instagram to announce that she had been tested positive for Coronavirus. Like all the other responsible celebrities, she shared her list of symptoms and asked people to be careful.Rachel Rachel1

Nadine Dorries

Nadine Dorries is a conservative member of the British Parliament. She is also a junior health minister.Nadine Dorries was  tested positive for the coronavirus on March 10. Nadine Dorries informed everyone, “As soon as I was informed I took all the advised precautions and have been self-isolating at home.” Nadine Dorries was part of an International Women’s Day reception with Prime Minister Boris Johnson one day before she was tested positive.

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Peter Dutton

 Peter Dutton is the Australian Minister for Home Affairs and he was diagnosed with Coronavirus earlier this month. He also shared his symptoms and urged people to follow the precautionary measures.

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Masoumeh Ebtekar

Masoumeh Ebtekar is Iran’s vice president for women and family affairs. She is one of the highest-ranking women holding a government office. She was the seventh Iranian government official who tested positive for Coronavirus.

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Charlotte Lawrence

Charlotte Lawrence is an American singer and songwriter who informed her followers that she had been tested positive for Coronavirus on Instagram. She wrote, “I am going to be completely fine,” the “Sleep Talking” artist wrote. “But many who get it won’t be if too many people get sick too quickly. So this is not me asking for prayers, for love, for sweet messages. This is me pleading for you all to protect those less able to survive this virus.”

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We wish everyone tested positive with Coronavirus a speedy recovery.


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