54 Celebrities Who Have Tested Positive For Coronavirus So Far ... And Counting

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54 Celebrities Who Have Tested Positive For Coronavirus So Far ... And Counting
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As the situation with coronavirus continues to develop (and spread) in the United States, celebrities are beginning to share that they've tested positive for the illness.

So far, a few recognizable names from Hollywood — and the sports world — have been affected by COVID-19, and it's safe to assume that this list will be growing in the coming weeks.

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Actor Orlando Bloom announced he will self-quarantining for 14-days, although it is not Immediately clear if he has been tested for COVID-19.

Bloom, 43, who is engaged to and expecting a child with singer and "American Idol: judge Katy Perry, is returning to the United Stated after filming on his upcoming Amazon show "Carnival Row" was shut down.

“It’s farewell from us as we’re going home to be quarantined,” Bloom said in videos uploaded to his Instagram stories. “We’re coming home to the States. At least, I’m coming home to the States because we want to get in before the quarantine. Big love everybody, stay safe out there. Self-quarantine. It seems really crazy actually this whole corona thing, but do the right thing by you and your family and stay safe. A few weeks, we’ll beat this bad boy.”

Perry, 35, had been quarantined for 24 hours in a room in the same hotel in Australia as Hanks and Wilson before she also returned to the U.S., "out of an abundance of caution after two employees at the Universal Music building in Woolloomooloo were exposed to the virus."

Here are all the celebrities we know have tested positive for coronavirus so far:

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1. Tom Hanks shared a statement that he is being treated for COVID-19.

The first celebrity to share that he was suffering from coronavirus, Hanks took to social media on Wednesday night to reveal that he had contracted the illness while filming in Australia. Hanks' son, Chet, also took to Instagram to share that his parents are doing well.

"The Medical Officials have protocols that must be followed. We Hanks’ will be tested, observed, and isolated for as long as public health and safety requires. Not much more to it than a one-day-at-a-time approach, no?" he wrote to fans following him on Instagram. "We’ll keep the world posted and updated. Take care of yourselves!"

Both Hanks and his wife are now on the road to recovery and have returned to the U.S. On Twitter, Hanks wrote, "Hey, Folks... we're home now and, like the rest of America, we carry on with sheltering in place and social distancing. Many, many thanks to everyone in Australia who looked after us. Their care and guidance made possible our return to the USA. And many thanks to all of you who reached out with well wishes. Rita and I so appreciate it."

2. His wife, Rita Wilson, also contracted the illness.

Unsurprisingly, Hanks' wife has also come down with COVID-19, which she confirmed on her Instagram story on Wednesday.

"Hello, folks. Tom and I are down here in Australia. We felt a bit tired, like we had colds, and some body aches," Wilson wrote. "I had some chills that came and went. Slight fevers too. To play things right, as is needed in the world right now, we were both tested for the coronavirus, and found to be positive.

Wilson has currently returned to the U.S. with her husband and is on the mend. This weekend, she took to Instagram with an update, "I am so thankful for my health, for the doctors, nurses, friends and family who got me through that time. You, online friends, also need to be thanked because your prayers and optimism were felt deeply. And, so thankful for the blessings God has bestowed on me, then and now."

3. Matthew Broderick's sister, Janet, has the virus.

On Thursday morning, All Saint's Episcopal Church, where Broderick's sister, Janet, works as a reverend, confirmed that she had contracted coronavirus when she came into contact with someone carrying the virus during a convention in Kentucky.

"Janet has received treatment for what her doctors believed was a viral syndrome. Their assessment was that her illness did not warrant further concern," the church shared in a statement on their website. "However, with the new information about the positive diagnosis in Washington D.C. in hand, on Monday morning Janet sought further medical attention at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Beverly Hills. After an initial assessment, she was moved to the ICU and placed under isolation. At that point, her care team moved forward with a test for Covid-19. The results were returned today, and it has been determined that Janet has tested positive for the virus."

Janet is said to be recovering in the hospital, and has said that she is already "through the worst of this."

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4. Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert has been officially diagnosed.

Wednesday night, news broke that Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert had tested positive for COVID-19, and the NBA shared a statement that they'd be suspending the rest of the season until further notice in the wake of the news.

"The NBA is suspending game play following the conclusion of Wednesday's schedule of games until further notice. The NBA will use this hiatus to determine next steps for moving forward in regard to the coronavirus pandemic," said the statement.

5. His teammate, Donovan Mitchell, has also tested positive.

Not long after the world found out about Gobert's positive test, fellow Utah Jazz player Donovan Mitchell also tested positive himself — something he confirmed in a post on his Instagram.

"Thanks to everyone who has been reaching out since hearing the news about my positive test. We are all learning more about the seriousness of this situation and hopefully people can continue to educate themselves and realize that they need to behave responsibly both for their own health and for the well being of those around them," he wrote. "I appreciate the authorities in Oklahoma who were helpful with the testing process and everyone from the @utahjazz who have been so supportive. I am going to keep following the advice of our medical staff and hope that we can all come together and be there for each other and our neighbors who need our help."

6. Justin Trudeau's wife, Sophia Grégoire Trudeau has also tested positive.

On Thursday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's office confirmed that his wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, had tested positive for the virus.

“First I’d like to say a big thank you to all of you who have reached out to me asking how I’m doing,” Sophie said in a statement. “Although I’m experiencing uncomfortable symptoms of the virus, I will be back on my feet soon. Being at quarantine at home is nothing compared to other Canadian families who might be going through this and for those facing more serious health concerns.”

7. Spanish football (soccer, for you Amercians) coach Mikel Arteta Amatriain is self-quarantined and working from home.

Amatrian, who serves as the head coach for the Premiere League team, Arsenal, tested positive and has been self-quarantined at home, although he continues working with the team virutally. His condition is said to be improving.

8. Today, actor Idris Elba told his followers on Twitter that he, too, has tested positive for COVID-19, despite showing no symptoms.

"This morning I tested positive for Covid 19," Elba says. "I feel ok, I have no symptoms so far but have been isolated since I found out about my possible exposure to the virus. Stay home people and be pragmatic. I will keep you updated on how I’m doing No panic."

9. "Games of Thrones" actor Kristofer Hivju shared his positive COVID-19 test results on Instagram.

The Norwegian actor, who played Tormund Giantsbane, "renowned leader and raider among the Free Folk," is currently in quarantine alongside his family in their Norway home. He and wife Gry Molvær Hivju have two daughters.

"Greetings from Norway!" He wrote. "Sorry to say that I, today, have tested positive for COVID19, Corona virus. My familiy and I are self-isolating at home for as long as it takes. We are in good health - I only have mild symptoms of a cold. There are people at higher risk for who this virus might be a devastating diagnosis, so I urge all of you to be extremely careful; wash your hands, keep 1,5 meters distance from others, go in quarantine; just do everything you can to stop the virus from spreading. Together we can fight this virus and avert a crisis at our hospitals. Please take care of each other, keep your distance, and stay healthy! Please visit your country's Center for Disease Control's website, and follow the regulations for staying safe and protecting not just yourselves, but our entire community, and especially those at risk like the elderly and people with pre-existing conditions."

10. Ukranian-born French Bond Girl Olga Kurylenko also shared the news she's tested positive on Instagram.

Posting her message in both English and Russian, the actress and model announced that she is also in quarantine at home.

"Locked up at home after having tested positive for Coronavirus," she wrote. "I’ve actually been ill for almost a week now. Fever and fatigue are my main symptoms. Take care of yourself and do take this seriously!"

In response to questions regarding why she has not been hospitalized, she explained "hospitals are full and they are only taking patients that are struggling with life."

11. Rachel Lynn Matthews, who voiced Honeymaren "Frozen 2", shared a detailed timeline of her diagnosis in her Instagram stories.

The 26-year-old actress, who is also Michael Landon's granddaughter, went into depth about the evolution of her symptons in order to offer some insight and help to her followers.

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12. Basketball player Kevin Durant has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Four members of the Brooklyn Nets have tested positive for the coronavirus, but Durant is the only one who's been identified. While only one player has showed symptoms, all four are currently being quarantined and are under the care of the team's physicians.

It wasn't revealed whether or not Durant was the player who had been showing symptoms. The Nets released a statement saying, "The organization is currently notifying anyone who has had known contact with the players, including recent opponents, and is working closely with state and local health authorities on reporting. All players and members of the Nets travel party are being asked to remain isolated, closely monitor their health and maintain constant communication with team medical staff. The health of our players and staff is of the highest priority to the organization and the team is doing everything within its power to ensure that those affected receive the best care possible."

13. Singer Charlotte Lawrence has also tested positive.

The 19-year-old singer recently sent a tweet to her followers letting them know that she had tested positive for the coronavirus. But, she also assured them that she would be fine.

She wrote, “Hey guys. A couple days ago, my doctor informed me that I too have COVID-19. A lot of us will. I am going to be completely fine. But many who get it won’t be if too many people get sick too quickly. So this is not me asking for prayers, for love, for sweet messages. This is me pleading for you all to protect those less able to survive this virus. Stay inside. Please. Whether you feel sick or not, stay inside. Think about your parents. Think about your grandparents. I love so many people who might have a very rough time getting through this. Think about someone else getting your loved ones sick because they didn’t listen, because they thought they knew better. Because they were selfish.”

Lawrence ended her post by urging her fans to isolate themselves and that "we all the power to slow this down."

14. The palace of Monaco released a statement saying that Prince Albert has tested positive.

Grace Kelly's 62-year-old son has tested positive for coronavirus. In their statement that was recently released, the palace of Monaco said that he is currently being treated by doctors from the Princess Grace Hospital. 

He will continue to work, but only from his home office at the palace.

15. Actor Daniel Dae Kim told his social media followers that he has tested positive.

Daniel Dae Kim took to Instagram to inform his followers that he had been in New York working on a show when production was stopped after the coronavirus outbreak. Kim said he started feeling symptoms on his way back home to Hawaii.

His doctor had told him to monitor his symptoms and he had quarantined himself away from his family. Kim also said that the only time he left home was to go to the doctor to get medication and that while he's still not 100 percent, he's been feeling a lot better.

The actor then asked fans to practice social distancing. He said, “A lot of younger people can carry the virus without having any symptoms whatsoever. That was not me. I was sick. I still am, but thankfully for me it wasn’t a matter of life and death. For all those out there especially teenagers and millennials who think this is not serious, please know that it is. And if you treat this without care you are potentially endangering the lives of millions of people, including your loved ones. For the sake of everyone else please follow the guidelines: socially distance, self isolate, stop touching your face and of course, wash your hands.”

16. Football coach Sean Payton revealed that he tested positive.

Head coach of the New Orleans Saints, Sean Payton told ESPN that he tested positive for coronavirus and gave them the following message, "This is not just about social distancing. It's shutting down here for a week to two weeks. If people understand the curve, and understand the bump, we can easily work together as a country to reduce it. Take a minute to understand what the experts are saying. It's not complicated to do what they're asking of us. Just that type of small investment by every one of us will have a dramatic impact. I was fortunate to be in the minority, without the serious side effects that some have. I'm lucky. Younger people feel like they can handle this, but they can be a carrier to someone who can't handle it. So we all need to do our part. It's important for every one of us to do our part."

Louisiana has reportedly been one of the states where the virus is most prevalent, so Payton says, "The concern with Louisiana is the amount of people that come in and out of this area after Mardi Gras season. This is an area that doctors are concerned about. So our parents, and those that are more susceptible to this virus, deserve everyone doing their best to combat it. There are hundreds of people right now in tough predicaments, fighting for their lives. Let's be part of the solution, not the problem. We can easily help reduce the numbers of those impacted. We have to do our best to beat this, and I know we can."

Payton is currently resting at home.

17. Singer Kanika Kapoor let her followers know that she has also been diagnosed.

The Bollywood singer gave her Instagram followers an update, revealing that she had tested positive and that she is currently quarantined. 

She wrote, “Hello everyone, for the past 4 days I have had signs of flu, I got myself tested and it came positive for Covid-19. My family and I are in complete quarantine now and following medical advice on how to move forward. Contact mapping of people I have been in touch with is underway as well. I was scanned at the airport as per normal procedure 10 days ago when I came back home, the symptoms have developed only 4 days ago.”

She went on to say, “At this stage I would like to urge you all to practice self isolation and get tested if you have the signs I am feeling ok, like a normal flu and a mild fever, however we need to be sensible citizens at this time and think of all around us. We can get through this without panic only if we listen to the experts and our local, state and central government directives. Wishing everyone good health. Jai Hind!”

18. Bravo's Andy Cohen told his Instagram followers that he's tested positive and has been self-quarantined for several days. 

Early Friday morning, Cohen told Variety he would be hosting his late night talk show, Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, from his Manhattan apartment, saying his goal was "to entertain audiences during this unprecedentedly stressful time​."

Unfortunately, that plan is now at least temporarily on hold, as Cohen himself has now been diagnosed with COVID-19.

"After a few days of self-quarantine, and not feeling great, I have tested positive for Coronavirus," he wrote in the caption on his Instagram post. "As much as I felt like I could push through whatever I was feeling to do #WWHL from home, we’re putting a pin in that for now so I can focus on getting better. I want to thank all the medical professionals who are working tirelessly for all of us, and urge everybody to stay home and take care of themselves."

19. And at close to the same time Cohen shared his news on Instagram, Bachelor Nation's Colton Underwood revealed his own diagnosis.

In a brief video message, Underwood, 28, who starred in season 23 of "The Bachelor," shared that he is currently staying with girlfriend Cassie Rudolph's family in Huntington Beach, CA.

Just a few days prior, the couple decided to take a break from social isolation and make a quick trip to the beach, only for Rudolph to end up stung on the foot by a sting ray. There is no word as of yet regarding whether or not Rudolph is also feeling ill or if she has been tested.

Underwood uploaded his video messages to both Twitter and Instagram, sharing just slightly different, though not conflicting, information in the captions on each platform.

On Twitter he wrote, "This virus doesn’t care how old or healthy you are. Please take care of yourselves and your loved ones and stay home. For those wondering what my symptoms are: headache, body aches, night sweats, fever, shortness of breath and a cough. Currently I get winded doing simple tasks like walking up the stairs getting out of bed."

And on Instagram, he added, "I tested positive and I have been following all of the social distancing rules since last week. My symptoms started a few days ago, I was tested and just received my results today. For anyone out there that is hesitant to self quarantine... please do yourself and your loved ones a favor and stay home. We will all beat this and come out stronger on the other side. I’ll keep you posted, Love y’all."

20. Debi Mazar let her followers know about her diagnosis through Instagram.

Mazar recently revealed that she tested positive in an Instagram post, writing, “I have just tested positive for Covid-19. I AM OK! About a month ago my entire home (husband and two teen daughters) got an odd bug – Low grade fever, headaches, sore throat, body aches, ears ringing and a dry cough. It cleared up quickly. Seasonal I thought? but it felt unusual/different.”

The actress continued, writing, “Two weeks later, March 15th, I woke up with all those same symptoms but super intense body aches, and 102.4 fever. I figured maybe I got the flu or..Corona? I had had cocktails the evening prior, and smoked a few cigarettes. I figured I had jacked my immune system from having a fun night with friends. I found this kind of a CRAZY criteria for a NY’er as I had taken the subway, gone to the theater, the grocery store, the pharmacy, hair salon, etc. I was the Mom who was trying to prepare the home and get supplies & bleach wipes, dry goods. extra food etc. A friend told me that CityMD/Urgent Care in my neighborhood had test kits, which appealed to me as I wanted to stay away from the hospital. I went on 3/17. First I was tested for the flu-which was negative. Then they tested me for Covid-19. I was sent home and told to quarantine myself until I had results, which would take 3-7 days.”

Mazar also let followers know that she'd been through the worst of it already and urged them to stay home. “Today my lungs are heavy, but I’m tough. I can breath, and I’m going to heal here, in my own home!”

21. Opera singer Placido Domingo has also tested positive.

The 79-year-old singer took to his Facebook to tell his fans that he has tested positive for coronavirus. He wrote, “My family and I are all in self isolation for as long as it is deemed medically necessary. Currently we are all in good health but I experienced fever and cough symptoms therefore deciding to get tested and the result came back positive. I beg everyone to be extremely careful, follow the basic guidelines by washing your hands frequently, keeping at least a 6 feet distance from others, doing everything you can to stop the virus from spreading and please above all stay home if you can! Together we can fight this virus and stop the current worldwide crisis, so we can hopefully return to our normal daily lives very soon.”

22. Harvey Weinstein has also reportedly tested positive.

Officials at the Wende Correctional Facility in New York have said that Weinstein is one of two inmates who have tested positive for the virus. He is currently being isolated. 

However, due to privacy rules, the officials were not allowed to disclose any more information.

23. David Bryan took to Instagram with his diagnosis.

Bryan, who's a keyboardist for Bon Jovi, told his Instagram followers that he has tested positive. The 58-year-old musician wrote, “I just got my results back today and tested positive for coronavirus. I’ve been sick for a week and feeling better each day. Please don’t be afraid!!! I’ve have been quarantined for a week and will for another week. And when I feel better I’ll get tested again to make sure I’m free of this nasty virus. Please help out each other. This will be over soon… with the help of every American !!"

Bryan's bandmate Jon Bon Jovi wrote in the comments, “Feel good my brother.”

24. Ed O'Brien thinks that he may have the virus, but hasn't gotten tested yet.

Guitarist for Radiohead Ed O'Brien revealed in an interview that, “Well, I’ve got the virus but I’m getting over it.”However, the 51-year-old hasn't gotten tested for it, because “you can’t get tested here, unless you’re elderly.”

O'Brien said that he has had flu-like symptoms for 10 days and also recently lost his sense of smell and taste.He said, “I Googled it last night and that’s a classic symptom of the coronavirus. So, it’s like, okay, I’ve got it.”

The musician had just returned from a promo trip around the world and thinks that's when he contracted the virus. O'Brien is now in Wales and is self-quarantined. He said, “For someone like myself, this is just a bad dose of the flu. I’m not in any way in danger. I basically sat outside all day because the weather is glorious. It’s the first sunshine we’ve had this spring. It’s not a bad place to be.”

O'Brien also gave his fans an update on Instagram recently.

25. Olympian Cameron van der Burgh joins the celebrities who have tested positive.

Former Olympic swimmer Cameron van der Burgh revealed that he tested positive for the virus two weeks ago. He took to Twitter recently to let his followers know about it. 

He wrote, “I have been struggling with Covid-19 for 14 days today. By far the worst virus I have ever endured despite being a healthy individual with strong lungs(no smoking/sport), living a healthy lifestyle and being young (least at-risk demographic). Although the most severe symptoms (extreme fever) have eased, I am still struggling with serious fatigue and a residual cough that I can’t shake. Any physical activity like walking leaves me exhausted for hours.”

He went on to say, “The loss in body conditioning has been immense and can only feel for the athletes that contract Covid-19 as they will suffer a great loss of current conditioning through the last training cycle. Infection closer to [a] competition being the worst. Athletes will continue to train as there is no clarification re summer Games and thus are exposing themselves to unnecessary risk — and those that do contract will try rush back to training most likely enhancing/extending the damage/recovery time.” 

The 31-year-old also urged his followers to, “Please, look after yourself everyone! Health comes first — COVID-19 is no joke!”

26. Actor Greg Rikaart told his social media followers that he's been diagnosed, also.

The Young and the Restless star took to Instagram to let his fans know that he's tested positive. Rikaart explained that although he had experienced symptoms for a while, he was originally told it was pneumonia. 

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He wrote, “I just tested positive for coronavirus. I am a pretty healthy 43-year-old who doesn’t smoke, doesn’t drink much, eats well and exercises regularly and this has been the hardest experience of my life. Two+ weeks ago, everyone in my house had a bit of a cough and my son came home from school with a high fever. Everyone recovered, but I deteriorated. I isolated from my family and have been in solo quarantine since Saturday the 14th. I had a fever for 11 days, difficulty breathing and was diagnosed with pneumonia. I’m confident that I have finally turned the proverbial corner and am fever free today for the first time since this all started. I was told to stay isolated for another 72 hours before I acclimate back into my family. So, nice try coronavirus, but I have another 4-5 decades worth of experiences to have with these guys. Furthermore, I want to thank you all for the well wishes and I hope you heed the warnings. Stay safe, stay healthy and stay inside."

27. Actor Aaron Tveit let his followers know that he has tested positive.

Tveit is the first Broadway actor to have announced that he has coronavirus. On his Instagram, he wrote, "I consider myself extremely lucky that my symptoms have been very mild, as so many are experiencing much more serious symptoms, because this is a very dangerous virus. I have been taking this situation extremely seriously, even before I was tested. I want everyone to realize that this can affect anyone. And even if you aren’t feeling sick or showing drastic symptoms, please take heed, stay safe, stay healthy, and I hope to see everyone at the theater again soon."

28. Rapper Slim Thug told fans about his recent diagnosis.

Rap star Slim Thug just released a video yesterday letting his Instagram followers know that he has joined a line of celebrities that have tested positive. The 39-year-old rapper explained that even though he tried to stay home for the most part and remain cautious, he still tested positive.

29. Terrence McNally has passed away from complications relating to the virus. 

The esteemed playwright has passed away due to complications in relation to coronavirus. McNally was 81 and had a long, successful career on Broadway that started back in the 60's. 

He also won multiple Tony awards throughout his career and was married to his husband, Tom Kirdahy since 2010. 

30. In an interview, singer Jackson Browne revealed his diagnosis.

The 71-year-old musician opened up about how his health had been in recent weeks. He said, “As soon as I had a small cough and a temperature, I tested [for COVID-19]. My symptoms are really pretty mild, so I don’t require any kind of medication and certainly not hospitalization or anything like that.”

He went on to say, “So many people that have it aren’t going to be tested. They don’t have symptoms, but they might have it and might be able to pass it on. That’s what younger readers need to understand: They need to take part in the global response to stop the spread. That means not going anywhere, not getting into contact with anybody, not seeing anybody.”

Browne said that he has been quarantined for 10 days now and that he assumes he caught the virus on a recent trip he made to New York. 

31. Prince Charles is one of the latest notable people to have tested positive.

In a recent statement, Clarence House confirmed the news that the 71-year-old royal had the virus. They said, “He has been displaying mild symptoms, but otherwise remains in good health and has been working form home throughout the last few days as usual.”

He was last seen in public on March 12 and is the first member of the royal family to have tested positive.

32. Basketball player Karl-Anthony Towns sent out an emotional message about the virus to his fans.

Towns, who plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves, recently made a YouTube video urging fans to take the pandemic more seriously. He revealed that both of his parents went to the hospital after experiencing symptoms and while his father is in quarantine, his mother is in a medically induced coma from what Towns believes is the virus.

He said, "I don't think anyone really understood what it was, with deteriorating conditions. She kept getting worse, she kept getting worse, and the hospital was doing everything they can," Karl said in the video. "We always thought the next medicine would help. The next one would help. This is the one that's going to get it done. This one will make sure to get it done. They said that she went sideways and things had went sideways quick. And her lungs were extremely getting worse, and she was having trouble breathing and they were just explaining to me that she had to be put on a ventilator. And she was getting worse, and she was confused by everything, and I'm trying to talk to her about everything and encourage and stay positive, just talk through everything with her."

Towns said that his family is trying to remain positive and ended the video by stressing to fans to practice social distancing. "This disease needs to not be taken lightly. Please protect your families, your loved ones, your friends, yourself. Practice social distancing. Please don't be in places with a lot of people; it just heightens your chances of getting this disease, and this disease ... it's deadly. It's deadly. And we're going to keep fighting on my side, me and my family, we're going to keep fighting this. We're going to beat it; we're going to win."

33. Actress Laura Bell Bundy spoke about her diagnosis on Instagram.

This week, the 38-year-old actress let her followers know that she's tested positive. 

In the video, she explained, "I have Corona Virus. Hey guys, wanted to let you know that I have tested positive for COVID-19, I have coronavirus. Do not be alarmed. I am OK. I am taking everything in stride. I am taking all the nutritional supplement that have been recommended by my doctor. I have been taking herbs for a while as well." 

Bundy assured her fans that her symptoms were minor and thinks that she may have contracted the virus at a public event. She then told her followers to stay home, saying, "I highly encourage everybody to stay inside. Please take care of yourselves. Do not expose yourself to relatives that are older, friends that are older or anybody, really."

34. Rapper Scarface opened up about his symptoms.

The rapper, who's part of the band Geto Boys, revealed his experience with the virus, which went on for weeks and included hospital stays. However, he just received his test back, which was positive, a few days ago. He said, “I been to the point where I felt like I was going to die.”

The rapper said that his asthma made the respiratory symptoms much worse, noting that he could barely breathe. Although he is still quarantined, he thinks that he has finally recovered from it.

35. German singer Till Lindemann is currently in the hospital with the virus.

Lindemann, singer for the German group Rammstein, has been diagnosed with coronavirus and is currently in a hospital in Berlin in intensive care. He was hospitalized and tested positive after returning from a performance with his band in Moscow. 

Lindemann, 57, reportedly had a very high fever and was placed in intensive care under quarantine. Although he was in critical condition, it is reported that he is now feeling better.

36. Sportscaster Doris Burke is already getting better after testing positive.

The 54-year-old recently revealed her diagnosis, saying, "I did test positive for COVID-19 and basically, my first symptoms looking back on it was March 11, which was the day I was broadcasting Denver at Dallas, which was obviously when Rudy Gobert tested positive."

Burke said that it took a long time to get her results back. "So, the delay of the test results allowed me to wrap my mind around the idea that I did have this. I basically was in my own bedroom, by myself, for 2 weeks away from my daughter and her fiance. My daughter was the one cooking me meals, bringing me everything, and we're gonna continue the social distance. I am out of my room. Thank God."

37. Boris Johnson broke the news via Twitter.

The 55-year-old British Prime Minister revealed that he had mild symptoms and tested positive for the virus. In a video, he said, “I am working from home, I am self-isolating and that is entirely the right thing to do. I will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference as we fight this virus.”

38. Country singer Joe Diffie has passed away due to coronavirus complications.

The 61-year-old singer, who was responsible for many hit country songs in the 90s, has passed away due to coronavirus complications. In a statement, a spokesperson said, “Grammy-winning country music legend Joe Diffie passed away today, Sunday, March 29, from complications of coronavirus (COVID-19). His family respects their privacy at this time.”

Diffie had just revealed his diagnosis on Friday, becoming the first country musician to do so. “I am under the care of medical professionals and currently receiving treatment. My family and I are asking for privacy at this time. We want to remind the public and all my fans to be vigilant, cautious and careful during this pandemic.”

Fans and friends of the singer took to Twitter to voice their sadness over his passing. 

39. John Prine is in critical condition with coronavirus. 

The 73-year-old musician is currently hospitalized after experiencing sudden symptoms of the virus. A statement from his family on Twitter read that he is in critical condition, “This is hard news for us to share. But so many of you have loved and supported John over the years, we wanted to let you know, and give you the chance to send on more of that love and support now. And know that we love you, and John loves you.”

Support soon poured in for the Grammy-award winning singer. 

40. Chris Cuomo has tested positive.

Governor Andrew Cuomo's brother and CNN host Chris Cuomo revealed on Twitter that he has coronavirus. Cuomo explained that he "had fever, chills and shortness of breath.”

He also said that he is quarantined, but as a parent, is still worried about his kids possibly catching the virus.

41. Bachelor star Caroline Lunny has tested positive.

Lunny revealed in an interview that she has coronavirus. She said, "I have COVID -- I think I thought I didn't have it because I thought I was just being a little hypochondriac and like a little feeding into the paranoia. I originally got my test results and it said like negative, but that was for Influenzea A, B and RSV. And then a couple days later my doctor called my mom..." 

Lunny went on to say, "I laughed when she told me, which is so weird, but I just panicked and didn't know what else to do -- how are you supposed to react when finding out you're a part of the pandemic?"

She also added, "People who are out there you can definitely have COVID and not fee like you're on your death bed -- stay home! I haven't even announced on my Instagram that I have COVID. I think I wanted to make sure I made the rounds and phone calls...I really wanted to make sure people didn't find out from my Instagram."

Lunny believes that she got the virus after a man kissed her hand at the Bachelor finale party. 

42. Ali Wentworth opened up about her diagnosis.

Actor and comedian Wentworth took to Instagram to let her followers know that she's tested positive and is currently in isolation. She wrote, “I’ve never been sicker. High fever. Horrific body aches. Heavy chest. I’m quarantined from my family. This is pure misery.”

Her husband, George Stephanopoulos, said, “I’m broadcasting from home right now. Ali has developed some symptoms, so she’s upstairs resting right now. But while she’s recovering, as she goes through this, I’m going to be broadcasting from home and we’ll be working as long as we can here."

43. Jim Edmonds has tested positive.

Meghan King Edmonds ex revealed his diagnosis, positive for both pneumonia and coronavirus. In an Instagram story, he said, “I appreciated everyone who has said well wishes. I did test positive for pneumonia and I did get a test back positive for the virus. I must have had it for a while before I got tested. Thank God I quarantined myself and listened to what everyone said and kept our curve at our house flattened.”

After experiencing symptoms over the weekend, Edmonds had gone to the hospital to get tested, but now says he no longer has any symptoms and is doing much better. He said, “If you don’t feel good, go to the doctor or go to the emergency room if you can’t breathe. That’s what happened to me.”

One of Edmonds' daughters is also getting tested.

44. Broadway actor Brian Stokes Mitchell is getting better every day.

Mitchell joined the list of celebrities who have revealed their positive diagnosis. The 62-year-old actor said on his Instagram, "The good news is that I've been isolating for the past few days. Every day that has past has been better than the previous, so I'm pretty sure I'm over the hump."

Mitchell is the chairman of the Actors Fund and is also a Tony Award winner. 

45. Andrew Parker Bowles is positive.

Camilla Bowles ex thinks that he may have contracted coronavirus a few weeks ago at the Cheltenham Festival. The 80-year-old said, “I probably got it on the Wednesday or Friday. I attended Cheltenham. I’ve felt pretty bloody awful with it. It’s better in the mornings and gets worse as the day goes on. I’ve had a bad cough and I’ve been very lethargic. I’m sleeping twice as long as normal.”

Bowles also interacted with other royal family members at the festival. 

46. YNW Melly is hoping to get released early from prison after testing positive.

The 20-year-old rapper, who is currently in custody at Broward County Jail for first-degree murder, has requested a restricted release after testing positive for the virus. 

A statement on Twitter read, "Melly has tested positive for COVID-19 while awaiting his trial in Broward County Jail. He’ll be filing a motion for restricted release in hopes of better care due to any jails not being prepared to treat this new virus He hopes for your support and to recover soon." 

47. Brooke Baldwin has tested positive.

The 40-year-old CNN anchor revealed to her Instagram followers that she's tested positive. She wrote, “Hi friends — I’ve tested positive for coronavirus. I am OKAY. It came on suddenly yesterday afternoon. Chills, aches, fever. I’ve been social distancing. Doing ALL the things we’re told to do. Still — it got me. I’m healthy… no underlying conditions…Honestly, I feel like one of the lucky ones.”

Baldwin also said that she hopes to be able to return to TV soon and gave a shout out to the doctors and nurses.

48. John Benjamin Hickey opened up about his coronavirus battle.

The 56-year-old broadway actor said that he endured a brutal battle with the virus, but has now had a full recovery. "The day after they closed Broadway down, I was feeling funny, went to my doctor, got tested, got my positive results back and spent two weeks really brutally sick. I clearly came through it and am two-and-a-half weeks now symptom-free and feel great. Giving everything we're hearing and understand about it now, I consider myself profoundly lucky. I only ever got really sick. I never needed to be at an emergency room or at a hospital. I had a doctor monitoring me the whole time. I was very lucky. I came out okay and feel like myself again." 

Hickey was directing the revival of the play Plaza Suite before Broadway was shut down. 

49. Singer Christopher Cross revealed his diagnosis.

On Instagram, Cross wrote a long post about the virus. “Dear Friends, I’m sorry to report that I am among the growing number of Americans who tested positive for the COVID-19 virus,” Cross wrote. “I’m not in the habit of discussing medical issues on social media, but I do so in hope this will help other people to understand how serious and how contagious this illness is. Although I am fortunate enough to be cared for at home, this is possibly the worst illness I’ve ever had. For those of you who still do not believe the COVID-19 virus is real, or think it is a ‘hoax’ or part of some conspiracy, my advice to you is to understand right now that this is a deadly illness spreading like wildfire throughout the world. PLEASE make every attempt to stall the spread of this virus by: 1) staying home- the only way we can stop the spread right now is by self-quarantine 2) washing your hands as many times a day as you can and don’t touch your face and 3) follow the SCIENCE.”

50. Pink has tested positive.

The 40-year-old singer revealed that both she and her son had shown symptoms, but didn't say if her son actually ever tested positive. On Instagram, she wrote, “Two weeks ago my three-year old son, Jameson, and I are were showing symptoms of COVID-19. Fortunately, our primary care physician had access to tests and I tested positive. My family was already sheltering at home and we continued to do so for the last two weeks following the instruction of our doctor. Just a few days ago we were re-tested and are now thankfully negative.”

She continued, writing, “It is an absolute travesty and failure of our government to not make testing more widely accessible. This illness is serious and real. People need to know that the illness affects the young and old, healthy and unhealthy, rich and poor, and we must make testing free and more widely accessible to protect our children, our families, our friends and our communities. In an effort to support the healthcare professionals who are battling on the frontlines every day, I am donating $500,000 to the Temple University Hospital Emergency Fund in Philadelphia in honor of my mother, Judy Moore, who worked there for 18 years in the Cardiomyopathy and Heart Transplant Center. Additionally, I am donating $500,000 to the City of Los Angeles Mayor’s Emergency COVID-19 Crisis Fund. THANK YOU to all of our healthcare professionals and everyone in the world who are working so hard to protect our loved ones. You are our heroes!”

The singer ended her post by writing, “these next two weeks are crucial: please stay home. Please. Stay. Home."

51. Jennifer Aydin opened up about her diagnosis.

The 42-year-old Real Housewives of New Jersey star has tested positive. Aydin took to Instagram with a video to give her followers an update.

The caption read, “I’ve been sick for the past 10 days and Monday is when my test came back positive. But today is the first day that I’m finally starting to feel better. Keeping my kids away has been the hardest and I’m grateful that I have no breathing issues. My days haven’t been so bad, aside from a lot of fatigue and sleeping. At night is when it’s the worst for me because of the mix of sweating and chills. I’m taking my vitamins and drinking hot liquids. We’ll all get through this.”

52. Todd Chrisley was hospitalized for weeks with the virus.

The Chrisley Knows Best star and his wife opened up about his health diagnosis on a recent episode of their podcast, Chrisley Confessions. 

Chrisley said, "Can we talk about this b*ch called corona? I have been battling corona for 3 weeks. I was in the hospital for 4 and a half days, fever between 100 to 103 [degrees] and it has been the sickest I have ever been on this earth. Hopefully, I will get better every day, but as of right now, folks, I still am not clicking on all cylinders. I am probably about 70 to 75 percent of what I normally I am, but that last 25 percent is kicking my a*s."

His daughter, Savannah, also recently shared a message through Instagram about her father's stay at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She wrote, "I have never been so scared in my life. When dad started getting sick I immediately started worrying... he and I are the worriers of the bunch. After a couple days mom and I talked him into going to urgent care... he went in and he was showing all symptoms of COVID-19 so they tested him. So before people say... 'OH HE ONLY GOT TESTED BECAUSE HE'S A CELEBRITY...' u are WRONG! He went into an urgent care just like the rest of [you] would. After getting tested he went back home and stayed quarantined in his bedroom for 7 days and then his test came back... POSITIVE... when mom and I read that our hearts dropped."

She then went on to say that her mother took him to the emergency room. "When she got there they made her drop him off and leave because of all the strict guidelines. He stayed at Vanderbilt for 3 days and those were the hardest 3 days I think I've ever endured. I talk to my daddy 10x a day! He's my best friend... I also never go to bed a single night without a 'Goodnight and I love you' text.. and now my dad was sitting in a hospital room by himself and I had no idea how he was. At one point I fell on my hands and knees and begged God to not take him..to not take my best friend..I would give everything I had if it meant keeping my daddy. I was so desperate that I dropped photos of our family off at the hospital and said 'If he sees these I know he'll keep fighting!' So I guess the point of me telling u all this is so that u take it seriously...STAY HOME! SOCIAL DISTANCE! And most importantly..LOVE HARDER THAN EVER! Life is so short."

53. Bebe Winanas and his family have the virus.

The 57-year-old gospel singer opened up about his health in a radio interview recently. He revealed that he, his brother and mother have all contracted the virus. 

He said, "Sometimes, for some reason, we as a people, when we look in and we look at television and various things that's going on around us, we somehow say, that can't happen to me for some reason. I don't know why, but sometimes we believe that, and even myself being cautious, when the outbreak started, I did just a little travel. I was actually in New York and I was like, well, I'm going to Detroit because I had a friend pass and we were having a funeral and just that little travel, I caught it.”

He also opened up about his symptoms, saying, “I just started coughing out of nowhere. And, you know, you get concerned. And the fatigue came on, and the chills, and appetite went away.”

He called his doctor, but didn't go to the hospital because “if you're not in need of a respirator they won't even take you.” 

Winans also spoke about his family's symptoms. “My brother, now, got to the point where he had to go to the hospital ... A fever and pneumonia set in and so for four or five days, he was there,” He also said that his mother was also “touched by it for four or five days.” 

Luckily, he is now on the road to recovery. "I'm a man of faith and just raised in and in my mind, I'm just concrete in the subject matter that God is greater than everything. So, being on the other side of it now, I'm just grateful that the word — I just finished my run and through the whole run, I was just saying, 'God, I thank you. I thank you because it could have been a different outcome for me and my family.' Forget about homes and automobiles and all these things. You can't take none of that. That means nothing to you when your health is gone.”

54. George Stephanopoulos has tested positive.

The 59-year-old anchor's wife tested positive for the virus two weeks ago and now, Stephanopoulos has revealed his diagnosis as well. He announced it on GMA, saying that it wasn't really a surprise that he had tested positive.

He said, "I’ve never had a fever, never had chills, never had a headache, never had a cough, never had shortness of breath. I’m feeling great."

The news anchor has been working from home for the past several weeks. 

More and more celebrities with coronavirus seem likely to appear.

Now that the virus seems to be spreading on a larger scale in the US, it's likely that more celebrities will test positively for COVID-19 in the upcoming days and weeks. It can definitely be a scary situation, but remember to wash your hands and stay away from large crowds if you are able. Our thoughts are with those suffering from the virus, and we wish them a speedy recovery.

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Nicole Pomarico is an entertainment and lifestyle writer whose work has appeared in Cosmo, Us Weekly, Refinery29, and more.

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Editor's Note: This article was originally posted on March 12, 2020 and was updated with the latest information.