Famous personalities who have tested positive for Coronavirus
The global Coronavirus pandemic has brought the world to a standstill. The potentially deadly pathogen attacks the lungs and has proved highly contagious even though it causes mild or no symptoms in most people. Here is a list of high-profile individuals infected by the virus.
The first NBA player to be diagnosed with novel coronavirus said that he wished he had taken the virus 'more seriously'. He had to issue a public apology after he touched every microphone and recorder while leaving a media event on March 9th.
The Detroit Pistons player tested positive for the virus. His diagnosis became known one week after he played against the Utah Jazz- spending much of that night matched up with Rudy Gobert, who was the first NBA player known to test positive for Coronavirus.
Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell, who has been tested positive, has begun to forgive Rudy Gobert as he was the initial carrier on the team. Mitchell and Gobert reportedly sat next to each other on the team plane to a game that was abruptly postponed.
The Brooklyn Nets player tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday (Wednesday morning IST). As he is asymptomatic, fans have been asking if Drake, too, has Coronavirus as the two were spotted together days before Durant's test came back positive.
'Frozen 2' actress Rachel Matthews has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The actress, who voices Honey Maren in the 2019 Disney animated film, announced on Instagram that she has been in quarantine for the past week. She also shared a list of her symptoms to create awareness about the outbreak.
Sophie Gregoire Trudeau
The wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been infected with the potentially deadly pathogen. The office of the PM said that she had begun experiencing a low-grade fever and other mild flu-like symptoms the previous day and was subsequently tested.
The Norwegian actor, most popular for playing Tormund Giantsbane on the HBO series 'Game of Thrones', has been self-quarantining with his family since he got to know. He also said that he only has mild symptoms of a cold.
The French model-actress, who starred alongside Daniel Craig in the 2008 Bond film 'Quantum of Solace', shared the news of her testing positive for the virus via Instagram on Sunday. She urged the fans to take care of themselves while in self-quarantine.
The 'Dark Tower' star, who recently tested positive for the virus, said that he hasn't experienced any symptoms. He had revealed that he had been in contact with someone who is also in the public eye and tested positive. This person is thought to be Sophie Grégoire Trudeau. He has been quarantined since.
The 'Jingle All The Way' actress was tested positive for the pathogen last week while in Australia for work with her husband, Tom Hanks. They have been released from the Queensland Hospital, Australia, and are now in self-quarantine.
The multiple Oscar-winner was working on Baz Lurhmann's Elvis Presley biopic in Australia last week when he was tested positive with wife, Rita Wilson. The film shut down pre-production after Hanks' diagnosis and the couple spent a week in self-quarantine at the Gold Coast Medical Facility before being discharged today.