The total number of new cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, has been increasing daily, and some of the best-known celebrities have tested positive for the disease.
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson were among the first celebrities to be diagnosed with COVID-19. And Utah Jazz teammates Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell also tested positive, prompting the NBA to suspend the rest of its season.
Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, also tested positive for coronavirus after speaking at a major event in London, which Idris Elba attended a few weeks before also testing positive for the disease. They have not confirmed that the two cases are linked.
Here are all the celebrities who have tested positive for COVID-19 so far.
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson confirmed that they tested positive while they were in Australia.
Actor Tom Hanks and his wife have been placed in solitary confinement in an Australian hospital after testing positive for the new coronavirus while the American star was preparing a film shoot in Australia, Queensland state authorities said Thursday.
The multi-oscarised artist had previously revealed on social networks that he was suffering from the disease, as was his 63-year-old wife Rita Wilson.
The health of Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson is definitely not alarming. Last week, the 63-year-old actors told their fans on Instagram that they had been hospitalized and placed in isolation in a Queensland, Australia hospital after testing positive for coronavirus.
According to information revealed on 16 March 2020 by “People”, the two stars finally left the hospital to continue their quarantine in a private residence they rented five days after the diagnosis.
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are in Australia after the Hollywood actor started shooting a few days ago the next Baz Luhrmann movie, a biopic devoted to the life of Elvis Presley – the actor Austin Butler has been chosen to play the King. They and the other members of the team have also all been quarantined, even though it seems they have not contracted the disease.