As the demon virus, COVID-19 continues to spread, those who are in the public eye and have been diagnosed with the virus, are urging fans to self-isolate and take all precautionary steps to protect themselves.
From Madonna to Kanika Kapoor, here is a list of famous people who got affected by the novel coronavirus.
1. Kiran Kumar
Kiran Kumar tested positive for COVID-19 on May 14. He is a 74-year-old veteran. He also said that he did not experience any symptoms. The actor learned about the disease when he went to the hospital for a minor medical procedure. Before undergoing the treatment, the hospital administration asked to take a few medical tests in which he was found to be COVID-19 positive. The actor is completely recovered now. Watch the video (above) to know more.
American singer-songwriter Madonna revealed that she has been tested for COVID-19. The 61-year- old singer took to instagram and made an announcement. She posted a video on IGTV herself.
3. Indira Varma
The Game of Thrones actress, Indira Varma also announced that she is coronavirus positive. Her diagnosis was found right after two days when Game of Thrones’ actor Kristofer Juvju also announced that he has been tested positive for coronavirus.
4. Kevin Durant
Kevin Durant, NBA Star is also among the four basketball players from Brooklyn Nets who have tested COVID-19 positive. The player is yet to play for the Nets since he has signed for the club last year and confirmed to the Athletic Website that he has been tested for coronavirus.
5. Idris Elba
The Fast and Furious star, Idris Elba, has also tested positive for coronavirus. The actor has been isolated since mid May when he discovered his possible exposure to the virus. He also revealed that he came into contact with someone who was diagnosed with the new coronavirus.
6. Nadine Dorries
The UK Health Minister is the first british politician who has been diagnosed with COVID-19. This has raised a concern about whether she has spread the infection or not.
7. Mikel Arteta
The Arsenal Manager Arteta, was also tested positive for the coronavirus. This has postponed the Gunners’ Premier League match at Brighton. He has completely recovered from the virus.
8. Sophie Trudeau
The Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau’s wife, Sophie Trudeau has also been diagnosed with Coronavirus. However, the prime minister is in good health and has shown zero symptoms of the virus. The prime minister was kept under 14-days self-isolation and his wife is still isolating herself from her family.
9. Kanika Kapoor
Famous Indian singer, Kanika Kappor, who gathered fame after singing various popular songs like Baby Doll, Chittiya Kalayian, is the first Indian celebrity who was diagnosed and became a victim of the novel virus. However, as per the sources, she has recovered it. She recently urged her fans to take appropriate precautions amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
10. Jyotiraditya Scindia
Jyotiraditya Scindia as well as his mother Madhavi Raje Scindia have also been tested positive for coronavirus. While the mother is asymptomatic, but Jyotiraditya had mild symptoms. Both were immediately admitted to Max Super Speciality Hospital in Saket, New Delhi. The hospital has not released any official statements regarding their health.