Prince Charles is in isolation in Scotland. 1
Prince Charles, Queen Elizabeth's oldest son and heir to the British throne, tested positive for the coronavirus. It was reported on March 25 that the Prince of Wales, who is 71 years old, was tested for the virus since he met the criteria for a test because of his age and his medical history. He and wife Camilla are self-isolating in Scotland. She tested negative.
Harvey Weinstein contracted the virus in jail. 2
Harvey, who is 68, tested positive for the virus. It was reported that the disgraced Hollywood producer was infected at New York prison Rikers Island, where he was briefly serving time before being transferred upstate to the Wende Correctional Facility in Buffalo. He is reportedly still in isolation, and he is “doing well” and “breathing on his own” and has shown no symptoms. The convicted rapist is serving a 23-year sentence.
Prince Albert II of Monaco tested positive. 3
Prince Albert II of Monaco became one of the first political figures to publicly share a positive diagnosis. He became the first reigning monarch and head of state to reveal he tested positive. "His Serene Highness urges the people of Monaco to respect the measures of confinement and to limit contact with others to a minimum," a palace statement said, adding that he was practicing self-isolation. He was treated at the Princess Grace Hospital, named after his famous mother, American actress Grace Kelly.
Actress Debi Mazar shared her story of being diagnosed. 5
"I have just tested positive for Covid-19. I AM OK! About a month ago my entire home(husband and two teen daughters) got an odd bug. Low grade fever, headaches, sore throat, body aches, ears ringing and a dry cough. It cleared up quickly. Seasonal I thought? but it felt unusual/different," the Goodfellas actress captioned her post, adding that she had to wait to get tested, even though she felt ill, and is now at home recovering and advised people to do the same. "One day I feel crappy and the next I’m normal.Today my lungs are heavy,but I’m tough."
Kevin Durant tested positive for the coronavirus. 6
ESPN confirmed that the NBA star was among four Brooklyn Nets players to test positive for the coronavirus. Kevin told The Athletic that he is feeling fine and is not showing any symptoms. "Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine," he said. "We're going to get through this."
Idris Elba shared his diagnosis with fans. 7
"This morning I tested positive for Covid 19. I feel ok, I have no symptoms so far but have been isolated since I found out about my possible exposure to the virus," he tweeted on March 16 along with a video message he filmed alongside his wife, Sabrina Dhowre Elba. "Stay home people and be pragmatic. I will keep you updated on how I’m doing 👊🏾👊🏾 No panic."
Sabrina Elba also tested positive. 8
She chose to stay by her man's side and put her health at risk. The model revealed that she tested positive for the coronavirus after she chose not to quarantine away from her husband after he was diagnosed with the virus in March.
Actor Daniel Dae Kim tested positive. 9
Actor Daniel Dae Kim, who is famous for his roles in Lost and the Netflix hit Always Be My Baby, revealed that he has been diagnosed with the coronavirus. He shared on social media that he believes that he contracted the virus while filming the television series New Amsterdam in New York City.
Rita Wilson was diagnosed in Australia. 11
Along with her husband, Tom Hanks, Rita was tested for COVID-19 while in Australia and tested positive. She was there performing shows while he filmed an Elvis Presley biopic, and both were hospitalized and in isolation after being diagnosed with the virus.
Danna García is in Spain battling the coronavirus. 12
The Pasión de Gavilanes televenovela star revealed on Instagram that she had tested positive for the coronavirus while in Madrid, Spain, and is now in isolation. "I have coronavirus, but my symptoms are positive so I'm in isolation," she said. "The symptoms aren't life or death, we're not out of breath or having trouble breathing."
Sophie Grégoire Trudeau tested positive. 13
Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, the wife of Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, tested positive for the coronavirus and had to self-isolate for 14 days along with the prime minister and their three kids. The office of the prime minister said she started having a low-grade fever and other mild flu-like symptoms and had to be tested. "The test came back positive," the statement said. "She is feeling well, is taking all the recommended precautions and her symptoms remain mild." The office also noted that the prime minister himself "is in good health with no symptoms."
Kristofer Hivju tested positive for the virus. 14
"Greetings from Norway!" the Game of Thrones actor said on Instagram. "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."
He added: "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."
Daniele Rugani was reported to have the virus. 15
The Juventus soccer player shared a post on Instagram to address his fans and shared an update about his condition. "You will have read the news and that's why I want to reassure all those who are worrying about me, I'm fine," he captioned the post. "At this moment, however, I feel even more duty to thank all the doctors and nurses who are struggling in hospitals to face this emergency. I urge everyone to respect the rules, because this virus makes no distinctions! Let's do it for ourselves, for our loved ones and for those around us. #thank you."
Olga Kurylenko revealed she felt sick for over a week. 16
NBA star Donovan Mitchell also tested positive. 18
The Utah Jazz player said he showed no symptoms of being sick before testing positive for the coronavirus, but he remained in isolation. "Thanks to everyone who has been reaching out since hearing the news about my positive test," he captioned a post on Instagram. "We are all learning more about the seriousness of this situation and hopefully people can continue to educate themselves and realize that they need to behave responsibly both for their own health and for the well being of those around them."
He went on to add: "I appreciate the authorities in Oklahoma who were helpful with the testing process and everyone from the @utahjazz who have been so supportive. I am going to keep following the advice of our medical staff and hope that we can all come together and be there for each other and our neighbors who need our help."
Christian Wood is also dealing with the virus. 19
The basketball player from the Detroit Pistons has tested positive for the coronavirus, adding to the list of NBA players who are affected by the virus. The athlete was said to have reported flu-like symptoms prior to his diagnosis.
CBS News correspondent Seth Doane tested positive. 20
The CBS News correspondent is based in Rome, Italy, and he confirmed on Instagram that he tested positive for the disease. "I tested positive for #COVID19--got the results Saturday night," he wrote along with a photo of himself being tested. "So far, so good--these symptoms are manageable--I’m lucky. We’ve been in strict quarantine since I learned I’d been exposed to confirmed positive cases. I’m going live on @cbsthismorning at 7:30 today to discuss this. It’s vital people know if they have coronavirus and it’s key that anyone they came into contact with goes into quarantine. We have to stop the community spread of this. I’m trying to be open with this to try to increase awareness, encourage dialogue.. and stop the spread of this terrible virus. I’m not thrilled about talking about this publicly but I think it’s important. Thanks for all the ❤️ we’ve felt from family and friends. (Italian health authorities - pictured here coming to test us at home - have been incredible and are calling twice a day to check symptoms) 🇮🇹 ❤️."