COVID-19 is nonselective. Everyone is not safe from the novel coronavirus, even celebrities and people in the higher ranks contract the deadly disease as well.
Below is a list of celebrities and personalities who tested positive for the virus.
1. Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson
Last month, Hollywood actor Tom Hanks shocked his fans and the rest of the world when he revealed that he and his wife Rita Wilson have tested positive for the novel coronavirus while staying in Australia. The Oscar-winning actor even disclosed that they had fevers and felt tired and had body aches. Fortunately, they felt better after a week of isolation.
2. Prince Charles
The son of Queen Elizabeth II and heir to the British throne has also tested for coronavirus. Prince Charles has since started to isolate himself at his home in Scotland. A spokesperson for the royal said that he is in good condition despite the diagnosis. The spokesperson also disclosed that Prince Charles’ wife Camilla Parker-Bowles has tested negative.
3. Andy Cohen
Talk show host Andy Cohen revealed on social media that he has tested positive for COVID-19. He also told his fans that he did try to film his show “What What Happens Live With Andy Cohen” from his home, but he decided to just scrap it and focus on getting better.
4. Idris Elba
The “Luther” star also took to social media to break the news about his COVID-19 diagnosis to his fans. He said that he has since isolated himself after getting the result of his medical test even though he did not show symptoms. The actor’s wife, Sabrina Dhowre, also contracted the virus.
5. Olga Kurylenko
French-Ukrainian actress Olga Kurylenko is one of the celebrities who also bravely revealed to the world that she tested positive for the novel coronavirus. In a social media post, the “Quantum of Solace” star divulged that her main symptoms were fever and fatigue.
Other celebrities and famous people who are battling COVID-19 are Rachel Matthews, Charlotte Lawrence, Daniel Dae Kim, Colton Underwood, Debi Mazar, Jackson Browne and Michael Yo. Harvey Weinstein, Rand Paul, Kevin Durant and Rudy Gobert are also coronavirus-positive.