Notable people diagnosed with coronavirus
Singer-songwriter John Prine, who received a Grammy lifetime achievement award this year, is in critical condition with symptoms of coronavirus, his family relayed via his Twitter account on March 29. "After a sudden onset of Covid-19 symptoms, John...more
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he had tested positive for coronavirus and was self isolating but would still lead the government's response to the outbreak. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay
Prince Charles has tested positive for coronavirus. Clarence House has confirmed the royal's diagnosis, adding that the Prince of Wales, 71, is displaying mild symptoms, but "otherwise remains in good health." Victoria Jones/Pool via REUTERS
Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein, who is serving a prison sentence for sexual assault and rape, has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the head of the state corrections officers union. The 68-year-old has been placed in isolation...more
Senator Rand Paul has tested positive for the coronavirus, his office said on March 22, becoming the first member of the Senate to announce he has COVID-19, as the number of U.S. cases of the respiratory disease grows. The 57-year-old Kentucky...more
British actor Idris Elba said on March 16 he had tested positive, saying in a Twitter post that he had no symptoms but was isolating himself from others. His location was not known. Elba said he took the test after discovering he had been exposed to...more
Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks and his wife, actress Rita Wilson, both tested positive in Australia, the actor said on Twitter. He said he fell ill while working on a film. "Not much more to it than a one-day-at-a-time approach, no? We'll keep the...more
Prince Albert of Monaco has tested positive for coronavirus but his health "is not a cause for concern," his office said on March 19. "Prince Albert is continuing to work from the office in his private apartments," it said. Sebastien Nogier/Pool via...more
Andy Cohen, the host of Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" talk show, tested positive for COVID-19, he announced on March 20. He wrote: "After a few days of self-quarantine, and not feeling great, I have tested positive for Coronavirus. As much as I...more
Spanish opera singer Placido Domingo said on March 22 he had tested positive for coronavirus and had gone into self isolation with his family. "We are currently all in good health but I developed a cough and a fever and decided to get tested, and the...more
NBA basketball player, Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant has tested positive, the Athletic reported on March 17. "Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine. We're going to get through this," the 10-time NBA All-Star was quoted as...more
Actor Daniel Dae Kim, best known for the television series "Hawaii 5-0," said March 19 he had tested positive for the coronavirus. Kim, speaking from his home in Hawaii, announced the news in an Instagram posting and video. "Yesterday I was...more
Kristofer Hivju, best known for playing the formidable, bearded Tormund on "Game of Thrones," tested positive for the coronavirus. Hivju revealed the diagnosis in an Instagram post, saying that he is currently self-quarantining with his family in...more
Former Bond girl Olga Kurylenko, who appeared in "Quantum of Solace" in 2008, said on March 15 that she was "locked up at home" after testing positive for the coronavirus. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
The NFL community has its first confirmed case of coronavirus with the news that New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton has tested positive. Payton told ESPN that he was tested after feeling unwell and received the result on March 19. "I was...more
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in isolation for two weeks after his wife, Sophie, tested positive for coronavirus on March 12. Sophie Gregoire Trudeau recently returned from London and experienced flu-like symptoms, the prime...more
Rudy Gobert reportedly became the first player in the NBA to test positive for the virus, prompting the cancellation of the Utah Jazz game in Oklahoma City moments before tip-off. Chris Nicoll-USA TODAY Sports
A second Utah Jazz player tested positive. Though the team did not disclose the player's identity, Donovan Mitchell thanked everyone who had reached out to him since hearing about his positive test. David Richard-USA TODAY Sports
Detroit Pistons forward Christian Wood tested positive for coronavirus, multiple outlets reported March 14. Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has tested positive, the Premier League club said on March 12. "A number of staff, including Mikel and the men's first team squad, are currently isolating at home.? We're pleased to say that Mikel is feeling much better....more
Juventus defender Daniele Rugani is the first Serie A soccer player to test positive, the Turin side said on March 11. The 26-year-old Italy international had not shown any symptoms of the virus, the club said in a statement. "I urge everyone to...more
Representative Mario Diaz-Balart said March 18 he has tested positive for the coronavirus after developing symptoms of the disease. Diaz-Balart, a Florida Republican, said in a statement he has been self-quarantining in Washington since Friday and...more
The European Union's chief negotiator for Brexit, Michel Barnier, said on March 19 he had tested positive. "I would like to inform you that I have tested positive for COVID-19. I am doing well and in good spirits. I am following all the necessary...more
Begona Gomez, the wife of Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, has tested positive, the prime minister's office said on March 14, adding that both were doing fine. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
Friedrich Merz, one of the most likely candidates to take over the leadership of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU), said on March 17 in a tweet that he had tested positive. "A #Corona-test carried out on Sunday...more
Fabio Wajngarten, communications secretary to Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, tested positive and is in quarantine. Wajngarten was part of a large Brazilian entourage, including cabinet ministers, that met with U.S. President Donald Trump and...more
British junior health minister Nadine Dorries tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating. Her 84-year-old mother also tested positive. Reuters TV via REUTERS
Australia's home affairs minister Peter Dutton said he had tested positive on March 13 and was admitted to hospital in the northeastern state of Queensland. "This morning, I woke up with a temperature and sore throat," Dutton said in a statement...more
Images of isolation in the time of coronavirus self-quarantine.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio projected that over half of the city of more than 8 million people will become infected with coronavirus and appealed to the...
People self-isolate together, finding communities with neighbors from their balconies, windows and rooftops.
Governments around the world scramble to build temporary facilities to treat COVID-19 patients amid a shortage of intensive care beds and ventilators.