Famous People Who Have Tested Positive for Coronavirus - In Pics

Sports | Reuters | June 23, 2020, 8:45 pm
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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, 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, 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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