Famous People Who Have Tested Positive for Coronavirus - In Pics

Politics | Reuters | August 10, 2020, 4:53 pm
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 Former President Pranab Mukherjee said that he has tested positive for coronavirus and asked his contacts to self-isolate and get tested for the virus.
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Former President Pranab Mukherjee said that he has tested positive for coronavirus and asked his contacts to self-isolate and get tested for the virus. "On a visit to the hospital for a separate procedure, I have tested positive for Covid-19 today. I request the people who came in contact with me in the last week to please self-isolate and get tested for Covid-19," the former President tweeted. Soon after he shared the news, wishes started pouring in from across the political spectrum for his speedy recovery. (PTI)

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 Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday announced that he has tested positive for coronavirus and has got himself admitted in a Delhi hospital. Taking to Twitter, Shah said that he got himself tested because there were
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday announced that he has tested positive for coronavirus and has got himself admitted in a Delhi hospital. Taking to Twitter, Shah said that he got himself tested because there were "initial signs" of coronavirus. He said that he is fine but is getting admitted to a hospital on the advice of doctors. Shah also urged everyone who came in contact with him in recent days to isolate themselves and get tested.

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 Noted Telugu filmmaker SS Rajamouli and his family members have tested Covid-19 positive. Rajamouli confirmed the news on his verified Twitter account. The filmmaker, who shot to fame directing the
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Noted Telugu filmmaker SS Rajamouli and his family members have tested Covid-19 positive. Rajamouli confirmed the news on his verified Twitter account. The filmmaker, who shot to fame directing the "Baahubali" films, is living under home quarantine as suggested by doctors along with family.

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 Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has tested positive for Covid-19. In the tweet, Chouhan wrote,
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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has tested positive for Covid-19. In the tweet, Chouhan wrote, "My dear people, I was having symptoms of #COVID19, after the test my report has come positive. I appeal to all my colleagues that whoever has come in contact with me, get corona test done. People close to me must move to quarantine." (Image: PTI)

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 Actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter Aaradhya Bachchan have been admitted at Nanavati Hospital, days after being tested positive for coronavirus. (Image: Instagram)
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Actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter Aaradhya Bachchan have been admitted at Nanavati Hospital, days after being tested positive for coronavirus. (Image: Instagram)

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 Television actress Shrenu Parikh has tested positive for the coronavirus. She confirmed that she has contracted coronavirus. She is known for her roles in TV shows like Ishqbaaz, Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?... Ek Baar Phir. (Image: Instagram)
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Television actress Shrenu Parikh has tested positive for the coronavirus. She confirmed that she has contracted coronavirus. She is known for her roles in TV shows like Ishqbaaz, Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?... Ek Baar Phir. (Image: Instagram)

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 'Kasautii Zindagii Kay' fame actor Parth Samthaan has tested positive for coronavirus. Parth took to social media to confirm that he has contracted the deadly virus. He also urged all those who came in contact with him lately to get themselves tested. He had been shooting for the show over the past few days. Producer Ekta Kapoor has also issued a statement, confirming the case. (Image: Instagram)
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'Kasautii Zindagii Kay' fame actor Parth Samthaan has tested positive for coronavirus. Parth took to social media to confirm that he has contracted the deadly virus. He also urged all those who came in contact with him lately to get themselves tested. He had been shooting for the show over the past few days. Producer Ekta Kapoor has also issued a statement, confirming the case. (Image: Instagram)

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 Bollywood actor Anupam Kher's mother, Dulari Kher, has tested positive for coronavirus and has been admitted to a city hospital. The actor took to social media to announce the news. This is to inform all that my mother Dulari is found COVID + (Mildly). We have admitted her into Kokilaben Hospital. My brother, bhabhi & niece in spite of being careful to have also tested mildly positive. I got myself tested as well & I have tested negative. @mybmc is informed (sic), he tweeted.
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Bollywood actor Anupam Kher's mother, Dulari Kher, has tested positive for coronavirus and has been admitted to a city hospital. The actor took to social media to announce the news. This is to inform all that my mother Dulari is found COVID + (Mildly). We have admitted her into Kokilaben Hospital. My brother, bhabhi & niece in spite of being careful to have also tested mildly positive. I got myself tested as well & I have tested negative. @mybmc is informed (sic), he tweeted.

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 'Shahenshah of Bollywood' Amitabh Bachchan is the latest celebrity to test positive for coronavirus. Big B has been currently admitted to Nanavati hospital in Mumbai for treatment. The legendary actor took to Twitter to confirm the news via Twitter on Saturday late night. (Image: Instagram)
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'Shahenshah of Bollywood' Amitabh Bachchan is the latest celebrity to test positive for coronavirus. Big B has been currently admitted to Nanavati hospital in Mumbai for treatment. The legendary actor took to Twitter to confirm the news via Twitter on Saturday late night. (Image: Instagram)

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 Reportedly, Abhishek Bachchans has also tested positive for coronavirus and is undergoing treatment at Nanavati Hospital. (Image: Viral Bhayani)
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Reportedly, Abhishek Bachchans has also tested positive for coronavirus and is undergoing treatment at Nanavati Hospital. (Image: Viral Bhayani)

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 Actress Rachel White has tested positive for coronavirus. Rachel took to Twitter and confirmed that she has contracted the deadly virus and is home-quarantined now.
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Actress Rachel White has tested positive for coronavirus. Rachel took to Twitter and confirmed that she has contracted the deadly virus and is home-quarantined now. "I have tested Covid-19 positive. Quarantined at home. Please keep me in your prayers as I set off on my path to recovery," Rachel tweeted. Wishing her speedy recovery, netizens asked her to take proper care of herself. (Image: Instagram)

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 Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic confirmed that he has contracted coronavirus. Djokovic's wife Jelena, has also been diagnosed with the virus while their children tested negative for COVID-19. (Image: AP)
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Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic confirmed that he has contracted coronavirus. Djokovic's wife Jelena, has also been diagnosed with the virus while their children tested negative for COVID-19. (Image: AP)

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 Former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi took to social media to announce that he has been tested positive for the coronavirus.
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Former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi took to social media to announce that he has been tested positive for the coronavirus. "I’ve been feeling unwell since Thursday; my body had been aching badly. I’ve been tested and unfortunately, I’m COVID positive. Need prayers for a speedy recovery, InshaAllah" (sic), Afridi wrote on Twitter. (Image: Shahid Afridi/Twitter)

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 BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia and his mother Madhavi Raje Scindia tested positive for the coronavirus, people close to the family said as well as sources in the hospital. While his mother is asymptomatic, Scindia has mild symptoms. Both were admitted to Max Super Speciality Hospital in Saket, Delhi after they complained of throat irritation and mild fever -- both COVID-like symptoms. However, Max hospital or the Scindia family has not issued any official statement regarding the health of both.
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BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia and his mother Madhavi Raje Scindia tested positive for the coronavirus, people close to the family said as well as sources in the hospital. While his mother is asymptomatic, Scindia has mild symptoms. Both were admitted to Max Super Speciality Hospital in Saket, Delhi after they complained of throat irritation and mild fever -- both COVID-like symptoms. However, Max hospital or the Scindia family has not issued any official statement regarding the health of both.

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 Kiran Kumar tested positive for the novel coronavirus on May 14, which the 74-year-old veteran actor confirmed to us. Kumar, however, said he didn't experience any symptoms. The actor learnt about it when he went to a hospital for a minor medical procedure 10 days ago. Before undergoing the procedure, the hospital asked him to get a few preliminary tests done in which Covid-19 test was also included as a precautionary measure. (Image: Instagram)
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Kiran Kumar tested positive for the novel coronavirus on May 14, which the 74-year-old veteran actor confirmed to us. Kumar, however, said he didn't experience any symptoms. The actor learnt about it when he went to a hospital for a minor medical procedure 10 days ago. Before undergoing the procedure, the hospital asked him to get a few preliminary tests done in which Covid-19 test was also included as a precautionary measure. (Image: Instagram)

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 Through the latest edition of her 'quarantine diaries' series, American singer-songwriter Madonna revealed that she has been tested positive for coronavirus antibodies. The 61-year-old singer took to Instagram to make the announcement and posted a video of herself on IGTV. (Image: Getty Images)
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Through the latest edition of her 'quarantine diaries' series, American singer-songwriter Madonna revealed that she has been tested positive for coronavirus antibodies. The 61-year-old singer took to Instagram to make the announcement and posted a video of herself on IGTV. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said that he has tested positive for the new coronavirus, becoming the highest-ranking Russian official known to have gotten infected. Mishustin told President Vladimir Putin during a video call that he would self-isolate but planned to stay in touch on key policy issues. It wasn't immediately clear when the two men last met. (Image: AP)
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Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said that he has tested positive for the new coronavirus, becoming the highest-ranking Russian official known to have gotten infected. Mishustin told President Vladimir Putin during a video call that he would self-isolate but planned to stay in touch on key policy issues. It wasn't immediately clear when the two men last met. (Image: AP)

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 Actor Olivia Nikkanen, best known for her roles on shows
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Actor Olivia Nikkanen, best known for her roles on shows "The Society" and "Supergirl", says she has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The 21-year-old actor shared a health update while appearing on Instagram Live with her co-star Kathryn Newton. (Image: AFP)

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 Comic Ali Wentworth says she has contracted the novel coronavirus and has
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Comic Ali Wentworth says she has contracted the novel coronavirus and has "never been sicker". The "It's Complicated" actor shared a health update on Instagram. "I have tested positive for the Corona Virus. I've never been sicker. High fever. Horrific body aches. Heavy chest (sic)," Wentworth, 55, wrote. (Image: AFP)

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 Israel's Health Minister Yaakov Litzman has been put into isolation after being tested positive for COVID-19, pushing all the top officials, including Mossad chief Yossi Cohen and National Security Adviser Meir Ben Shabbat, at the forefront of the fight against the deadly virus into self-quarantine. (Image: AP)
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Israel's Health Minister Yaakov Litzman has been put into isolation after being tested positive for COVID-19, pushing all the top officials, including Mossad chief Yossi Cohen and National Security Adviser Meir Ben Shabbat, at the forefront of the fight against the deadly virus into self-quarantine. (Image: AP)

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 CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, whose brother Andrew is the high-profile governor of New York state, said that he has contracted coronavirus-and will keep broadcasting from self-isolation in his home.
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CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, whose brother Andrew is the high-profile governor of New York state, said that he has contracted coronavirus-and will keep broadcasting from self-isolation in his home. "In these difficult times that seem to get more difficult and complicated by the day, I just found out that I am positive for coronavirus," Cuomo said on Twitter. (Image: Reuters)

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 Grammy-winning American singer John Prine has been hospitalized for coronavirus and is in
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Grammy-winning American singer John Prine has been hospitalized for coronavirus and is in "critical" condition, his family said on March 29. "After a sudden onset of Covid-19 symptoms, John was hospitalized on Thursday," his family said in a statement posted to the country and folk singer's Twitter account. "He was intubated Saturday evening and continues to receive care, but his situation is critical," the statement said. (Image: AFP)

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 American business tycoon and New York Knicks owner James Dolan has been diagnosed with COVID-19, becoming the first US major sports owner to test positive for the virus, the Knicks announced. The 64-year-old Dolan, who also owns the National Hockey League's New York Rangers, is self-isolating after experiencing
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American business tycoon and New York Knicks owner James Dolan has been diagnosed with COVID-19, becoming the first US major sports owner to test positive for the virus, the Knicks announced. The 64-year-old Dolan, who also owns the National Hockey League's New York Rangers, is self-isolating after experiencing "little to no symptoms". (Image: AFP)

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 Former Turkey goalkeeper Rustu Recber has been taken to hospital after testing positive for the coronavirus and is currently in a “critical period”, his wife said. “We have taken my husband Rustu to hospital with a COVID-19 diagnosis. While everything was normal, we are still in shock by the sudden and rapidly developing symptoms,” Isil Recber said on her Instagram account, adding that her and her two children had all tested negative. (Image: AFP)
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Former Turkey goalkeeper Rustu Recber has been taken to hospital after testing positive for the coronavirus and is currently in a “critical period”, his wife said. “We have taken my husband Rustu to hospital with a COVID-19 diagnosis. While everything was normal, we are still in shock by the sudden and rapidly developing symptoms,” Isil Recber said on her Instagram account, adding that her and her two children had all tested negative. (Image: AFP)

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 British health minister Matt Hancock said on Twitter, he has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating at home with mild symptoms. Less than two hours earlier, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that he too had tested positive for the virus. (Image: AFP)
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British health minister Matt Hancock said on Twitter, he has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating at home with mild symptoms. Less than two hours earlier, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that he too had tested positive for the virus. (Image: AFP)

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 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus and is in isolation.
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus and is in isolation. "Over the last 24 hours, I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus. I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference as we fight this virus," he said in a tweet. (Image: Reuters)

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 Prince Charles, the eldest son and heir to Queen Elizabeth II, is showing mild symptoms of the new coronavirus but
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Prince Charles, the eldest son and heir to Queen Elizabeth II, is showing mild symptoms of the new coronavirus but "otherwise remains in good health", his office said. The 71-year-old and his wife Camilla -- who does not have COVID-19 -- are currently self-isolating in Scotland, Clarence House said. (Image: Reuters

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 Harvey Weinstein, 68, has been placed in isolation after his tests for coronavirus came positive. He was sentenced to 23 years in prison on March 11 for sexually assaulting former production assistant Mimi Haleyi and raping Jessica Mann, an onetime aspiring actress. (Image: Reuters)
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Harvey Weinstein, 68, has been placed in isolation after his tests for coronavirus came positive. He was sentenced to 23 years in prison on March 11 for sexually assaulting former production assistant Mimi Haleyi and raping Jessica Mann, an onetime aspiring actress. (Image: Reuters)

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 Singer Kanika Kapoor of 'Baby Doll' fame admitted that she has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Reportedly, she is the first Indian celebrity to have become a victim of COVID-19. Kanika urged her fans to take proper precautions amid the coronavirus outbreak. (Image: AFP)
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Singer Kanika Kapoor of 'Baby Doll' fame admitted that she has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Reportedly, she is the first Indian celebrity to have become a victim of COVID-19. Kanika urged her fans to take proper precautions amid the coronavirus outbreak. (Image: AFP)

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 A Florida lawmaker became the first member of the US Congress to test positive for the novel coronavirus. Representative Mario Diaz-Balart's office said in a statement that
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A Florida lawmaker became the first member of the US Congress to test positive for the novel coronavirus. Representative Mario Diaz-Balart's office said in a statement that "just a short while ago, he was notified that he has tested positive for COVID-19." (Image: Reuters)

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 Game of Thrones star Indira Varma has revealed that she has tested positive for coronavirus. Her diagnosis comes two days after fellow Game of Thrones actor Kristofer Hivju also said that he tested positive for the COVID-19 infection. (Image: Getty Images)
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Game of Thrones star Indira Varma has revealed that she has tested positive for coronavirus. Her diagnosis comes two days after fellow Game of Thrones actor Kristofer Hivju also said that he tested positive for the COVID-19 infection. (Image: Getty Images)

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 NBA star Kevin Durant is among the four basketball players from Brooklyn Nets who have tested positive for the coronavirus. It is unclear whether Durant is showing symptoms for the novel coronavirus or no. The injured Durant, who is yet to play for the Nets since signing for the club last year, confirmed to The Athletic website he has been diagnosed with coronavirus. (Image: AP)
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NBA star Kevin Durant is among the four basketball players from Brooklyn Nets who have tested positive for the coronavirus. It is unclear whether Durant is showing symptoms for the novel coronavirus or no. The injured Durant, who is yet to play for the Nets since signing for the club last year, confirmed to The Athletic website he has been diagnosed with coronavirus. (Image: AP)

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 Idris Elba says he has tested positive for the coronavirus. The actor tweeted that he has no symptoms so far and has been isolated since Friday when he found out about his possible exposure. He says he sought out the test after discovering he had come into contact with someone who had been diagnosed with the new coronavirus. (Image: Reuters)
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Idris Elba says he has tested positive for the coronavirus. The actor tweeted that he has no symptoms so far and has been isolated since Friday when he found out about his possible exposure. He says he sought out the test after discovering he had come into contact with someone who had been diagnosed with the new coronavirus. (Image: Reuters)

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 Game of Thrones and The Fate of the Furious actor Kristofer Hivju has revealed that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Hivju is most famous for playing Tormund Giantsbane on the HBO series GoT. (Image: Reuters)
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Game of Thrones and The Fate of the Furious actor Kristofer Hivju has revealed that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Hivju is most famous for playing Tormund Giantsbane on the HBO series GoT. (Image: Reuters)

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 Ukrainian-born actor-model Olga Kurylenko has revealed that she has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The actor, best known for starring in 2008's James Bond film Quantum of Solace and 2013's sci-fi movie Oblivion, took to Instagram on Sunday to share her diagnosis. Kurylenko, 40, said she had been ill for
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Ukrainian-born actor-model Olga Kurylenko has revealed that she has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The actor, best known for starring in 2008's James Bond film Quantum of Solace and 2013's sci-fi movie Oblivion, took to Instagram on Sunday to share her diagnosis. Kurylenko, 40, said she had been ill for "almost a week". "Locked up at home after having tested positive for Coronavirus," she wrote alongside a photo showing a view through a window. (Image: Reuters)

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 Australia's Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton said in a statement that he was diagnosed with Coronavirus. Following policy, he has been admitted to hospital. (Image: Reuters)
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Australia's Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton said in a statement that he was diagnosed with Coronavirus. Following policy, he has been admitted to hospital. (Image: Reuters)

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 Sophie Trudeau: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau has tested positive for coronavirus, a spokesman for the prime minister said. The prime minister is in good health with no symptoms, the spokesman said. Justin Trudeau's wife will be in isolation for the moment, while the prime minister will be in self-isolation for 14 days, according to the statement. (Image: AFP)
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Sophie Trudeau: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau has tested positive for coronavirus, a spokesman for the prime minister said. The prime minister is in good health with no symptoms, the spokesman said. Justin Trudeau's wife will be in isolation for the moment, while the prime minister will be in self-isolation for 14 days, according to the statement. (Image: AFP)

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 Tom Hanks: Hollywood actor Tom Hanks revealed that he and his wife Rita Wilson have been diagnosed with the deadly Coronavirus or COVID-19 in Australia. (Image: Reuters)
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Tom Hanks: Hollywood actor Tom Hanks revealed that he and his wife Rita Wilson have been diagnosed with the deadly Coronavirus or COVID-19 in Australia. (Image: Reuters)

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 Daniele Rugani: Juventus and Italy defender Daniele Rugani told fans 'don't worry, I'm fine' after becoming the first Serie A footballer to test positive for the new coronavirus. (Image: Reuters)
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Daniele Rugani: Juventus and Italy defender Daniele Rugani told fans 'don't worry, I'm fine' after becoming the first Serie A footballer to test positive for the new coronavirus. (Image: Reuters)

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 Nadine Dorries: UK Health Minister Dorries is the first British politician to be diagnosed with COVID-19, raising immediate concern about whether she has spread the infection. (Image: Reuters)
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Nadine Dorries: UK Health Minister Dorries is the first British politician to be diagnosed with COVID-19, raising immediate concern about whether she has spread the infection. (Image: Reuters)

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 Rita Wilson: Hollywood megastar Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson have tested positive for the new coronavirus while in Australia for a film project, the Oscar-winning US actor revealed. (Image: Reuters)
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Rita Wilson: Hollywood megastar Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson have tested positive for the new coronavirus while in Australia for a film project, the Oscar-winning US actor revealed. (Image: Reuters)

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 Rudy Gobert: NBA star Rudy Gobert tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Soon after the news broke, the NBA has suspended the season for an infinite period. (Image: Reuters)
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Rudy Gobert: NBA star Rudy Gobert tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Soon after the news broke, the NBA has suspended the season for an infinite period. (Image: Reuters)

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 Iraj Harirchi: Iran's deputy health minister confirmed that he has tested positive for the new coronavirus, amid a major outbreak in the Islamic republic. (Image: AFP)
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Iraj Harirchi: Iran's deputy health minister confirmed that he has tested positive for the new coronavirus, amid a major outbreak in the Islamic republic. (Image: AFP)

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 Donovan Mitchell: Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell has tested positive for coronavirus. Donovan confirmed the report on Instagram and thanked everyone who had reached out to him since hearing about his positive test. (Image: Reuters)
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Donovan Mitchell: Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell has tested positive for coronavirus. Donovan confirmed the report on Instagram and thanked everyone who had reached out to him since hearing about his positive test. (Image: Reuters)

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 Mikel Arteta: Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has tested positive for the coronavirus, prompting the Gunners' Premier League match at Brighton to be postponed. (Image: Reuters)
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Mikel Arteta: Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has tested positive for the coronavirus, prompting the Gunners' Premier League match at Brighton to be postponed. (Image: Reuters)

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 Callum Hudson: Chelsea's players and coaching staff were ordered into isolation as Callum Hudson-Odoi became the first Premier League player confirmed to have the new coronavirus. (Image: Reuters)
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Callum Hudson: Chelsea's players and coaching staff were ordered into isolation as Callum Hudson-Odoi became the first Premier League player confirmed to have the new coronavirus. (Image: Reuters)

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