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Hollywood stars, athletes and royals account for a small number of the approximately 500,000 coronavirus cases worldwide as of this writing. Given the rapid rate at which the novel virus has spread, several high profile figures have found themselves infected, including Tom Hanks, who was the first celebrity to go public with his positive test results, and future King, Prince Charles. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is the latest public figure to test positive for coronavirus, making him the first world leader to contract the virus. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, coronavirus is “thought to spread mainly from person-to-person” with symptoms ranging from fever and cough to shortness of breath.
Idris Elba, Andy Cohen, Rita Wilson and The Bachelor‘s Colton Underwood are among many stars who have opened up about their diagnosis on their respective social media platforms, sharing their symptoms and encouraging followers to take precautionary measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Click through the gallery to see all the famous individuals and celebrities who have tested positive for coronavirus and who we are wishing a speedy recovery!
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