Shooter Divyansh Singh Panwar, who is ranked world number one in men's 10m air rifle, has tested positive for novel coronavirus and is currently under home isolation. In a statement, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) has stated that Panwar, who has already secured a quota for Tokyo Olympics, is asymptomatic. He is part of the national camp which is going on at the Karni Singh Shooting Range in the national capital.
Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani became the latest Union Minister to be infected by a coronavirus. Taking to Twitter, Irani said: "It is rare for me to search for words while making an announcement; hence here's me keeping it simple - I've tested positive for COVID and would request those who came in contact with me to get themselves tested at the earliest." (PTI Photo)
Mollywood star Prithviraj Sukumaran has tested positive for COVID-19. The actor announced his health update via his official social media handles on October 20. Prithviraj, on Tuesday, shared a post wherein he mentioned that he is asymptomatic and doing fine. Nonetheless, he has gone into isolation. He further stated in the post that all the primary and secondary contacts have been requested to get tested and duly isolated.
Harshvardhan Rane has tested COVID positive. The Bollywood actor says he is now in isolation for 10 days. Harshvardhan took to Twitter and posted a long note sharing that he had fever and stomach ache. He captioned the post saying: "Tested Corona Positive."(Image: Instagram)
Actress Tamannaah Bhatia, who was reportedly shooting for a web series in Hyderabad, has tested positive for coronavirus. The actress was admitted to a private hospital in the city after she started showing symptoms of COVID-19. After the Baahubali star felt unwell, she was tested for COVID-19 and the results came back positive, DNA quoted a report from TV9 Telugu. The actress' parents had tested positive for the novel coronavirus in August. She had then shared the news on Twitter and was in isolating at that time. (Image: Instagram)
US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump have tested positive for coronavirus. 'We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this together!" Trump tweeted. Trump and Melania got tested after the US President's close aide Hope Hicks tested COVID-19 positive. (Image: Reuters)
Actress Rajeshwari Sachdev took to Instagram to announced that she has tested Covid-19 positive. "Hello Everyone! Ho gaya ji humko bhi ...I' ve tested positive for Covid- 19. Got myself tested when I started showing a few symptoms and have isolated plus quarantined myself at home. I am under the doctor's Supervision and all seems in control," she wrote. Rajeshwari also requested that those who had come in her proximity in recent days should get themselves tested. (Image: Instagram)
Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia has tested coronavirus positive. He took to his Twitter account to confirm the news. Sisodia revealed that he underwent the test after getting a slight fever. "I have kept myself in isolation. There is no fever or any other problem right now, I am completely fine(sic),' tweeted Sisodia.
Actor Aftab Shivdasani on Friday revealed he has tested Covid-19 positive. "Hello everyone, hope you all are fit and fine and are taking care of yourselves. Recently I started showing minor symptoms of a dry cough and mild fever and I got myself tested for Covid-19. Unfortunately, the results came out positive and under the medical supervision of doctors and authorities, I have been advised to home quarantine," the actor tweeted. Aftab also requested that those who had come in his proximity in recent days should get themselves tested.
Television actress Sara Khan has tested Covid-19 positive. The actress confirmed the news on Instagram, adding that doctors have advised her to quarantine at home. (Image: Instagram)
Rapper Raftaar has tested Covid-19 positive. The singer is asymptomatic and currently living in isolation at home. Confirming the news, Raftaar, however, said there might be a technical error in the testing because he feels fit and fine. (Image: Instagram)
Actor Arjun Kapoor announced testing Covid-19 positive earlier on Sunday (Sept. 6), and his good friend Malaika Arora has confirmed later the same day that she too is infected with the virus. Malaika added that she is currently under home quarantine. (Image: Special Arrangement)
Bollywood star Arjun Kapoor has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Arjun took to his social media handle to confirm the same.
Actor Himansh Kohli has tested positive for Covid-19 after his parents and sister were infected with the virus last week. Himansh had earlier negative but he started showing symptoms again a while back. The actor shared the news on his Instagram account and urged his fans to be prepared because the virus can affect anyone. He also mentioned that his family is on the road to recovery. (Image: Instagram)
Hollywood star Robert Pattinson has tested positive for COVID-19, causing production in Britain on the set of his film “The Batman” to pause. Warner Bros., the Hollywood studio behind the movie, said in a statement that “a member of ‘The Batman’ production” had tested positive for the coronavirus, but did not give a name. “Filming is temporarily paused,” the Warner Bros. statement added.
Actress Genelia Deshmukh revealed she had tested Covid-19 positive three weeks ago, adding that her report came in as negative. Taking to Instagram, Genelia wrote: "Hi, I have tested COVID positive three weeks ago. I was asymptomatic for the last 21 days. With God's grace, I tested negative today. As much as I count my blessings that my battle with the disease has been much easier but at the same time I must admit that these last 21 days in isolation have been the most challenging to deal with." Genelia also admitted that it was hard to live in the isolation period. (Image: Instagram)
Legendary sprinter Usain Bolt has tested positive for coronavirus days after partying with guests, including English footballer Raheem Sterling, for his 34th birthday in Jamaica. (Image: AP)
Biocon chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw said that she tested Covid-19 positive. "I have added to the COVID count by testing positive. Mild symptoms and I hope it stays that way," tweeted the biotech queen Shaw.
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)
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.
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.
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)
Actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter Aaradhya Bachchan have been admitted at Nanavati Hospital, days after being tested positive for coronavirus. (Image: Instagram)
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)
'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)
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.
'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)
Reportedly, Abhishek Bachchans has also tested positive for coronavirus and is undergoing treatment at Nanavati Hospital. (Image: Viral Bhayani)
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)
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)
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)
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.
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)