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No discrimination: Take a look at the rich and famous who have contracted coronavirus

Updated : 2020-03-30 16:34:18

The past week saw the US becoming the worst-hit country with over 92,000 people testing positive. The virus has shown no mercy and numerous famous people including heads of state, actors and sports personalities have contracted it. Here’s a look at the best-known faces who are battling coronavirus.

Coronavirus has spread across 200 countries, and over 25,000 people have died due to the virus worldwide. The past week saw the US becoming the worst-hit country with over 92,000 people testing positive. That’s significantly higher than the number of cases detected in China, from where the outbreak began. The virus has shown no mercy and numerous famous people including heads of state, actors and sports personalities have contracted it. Here’s a look at the best-known faces who are battling coronavirus. (Image: Reuters)
Coronavirus has spread across 200 countries, and over 25,000 people have died due to the virus worldwide. The past week saw the US becoming the worst-hit country with over 92,000 people testing positive. That’s significantly higher than the number of cases detected in China, from where the outbreak began. The virus has shown no mercy and numerous famous people including heads of state, actors and sports personalities have contracted it. Here’s a look at the best-known faces who are battling coronavirus. (Image: Reuters)
Boris Johnson | The Prime Minister of UK tweeted on March 27 that he had tested positive for COVID-19.
Boris Johnson | The Prime Minister of UK tweeted on March 27 that he had tested positive for COVID-19.
Prince Charles | The Prince of Wales and heir to the British throne tested positive for coronavirus on March 25. His wife Camilla has tested negative. (Image: Reuters)
Prince Charles | The Prince of Wales and heir to the British throne tested positive for coronavirus on March 25. His wife Camilla has tested negative. (Image: Reuters)
Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson | The Oscar-winning actor tweeted on March 12 that he and his wife, actress Rita Wilson, tested positive for COVID-19 in Australia. (Image: Reuters)
Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson | The Oscar-winning actor tweeted on March 12 that he and his wife, actress Rita Wilson, tested positive for COVID-19 in Australia. (Image: Reuters)
Idris Elba | The English actor named the sexiest man alive by People magazine in 2018, said in a social media post on March 16 that he tested positive for the virus. (Image: Reuters)
Idris Elba | The English actor named the sexiest man alive by People magazine in 2018, said in a social media post on March 16 that he tested positive for the virus. (Image: Reuters)
Sophie Trudeau | Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted on March 13 about his wife Sophie testing positive for coronavirus. (Image: Reuters)
Sophie Trudeau | Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted on March 13 about his wife Sophie testing positive for coronavirus. (Image: Reuters)
Kanika Kapoor | The Bollywood singer of “Baby Doll” fame tweeted on March 20 that she tested positive. The actor had returned from London and had reportedly not informed authorities about her travel abroad. (Image: Instagram)
Kanika Kapoor | The Bollywood singer of “Baby Doll” fame tweeted on March 20 that she tested positive. The actor had returned from London and had reportedly not informed authorities about her travel abroad. (Image: Instagram)
Floyd Cardoz | The Indian-origin celebrity chef Floyd Cardoz, also co-owner of The Bombay Canteen posted on Instagram on March 18 that he was unwell and was hospitalised. He died on March 25 due to coronavirus complications. (Image: WikiMedia)
Floyd Cardoz | The Indian-origin celebrity chef Floyd Cardoz, also co-owner of The Bombay Canteen posted on Instagram on March 18 that he was unwell and was hospitalised. He died on March 25 due to coronavirus complications. (Image: WikiMedia)
Indira Verma | British actress and Game Of Thrones star Indira Verma tested positive of coronavirus on March 19. Fellow GoT actor Kristofer Hivju has also tested positive. (Image: Reuters)
Indira Verma | British actress and Game Of Thrones star Indira Verma tested positive of coronavirus on March 19. Fellow GoT actor Kristofer Hivju has also tested positive. (Image: Reuters)
Mikel Arteta | The Arsenal manager tested positive for COVID-19 on March 12. The news created quite a buzz among football enthusiasts. However, he has made a full recovery after self-isolation. (Image Reuters)
Mikel Arteta | The Arsenal manager tested positive for COVID-19 on March 12. The news created quite a buzz among football enthusiasts. However, he has made a full recovery after self-isolation. (Image Reuters)
Kevin Durant | The American basketball player and NBA star tested positive of coronavirus on March 18. (Image: Reuters)
Kevin Durant | The American basketball player and NBA star tested positive of coronavirus on March 18. (Image: Reuters)
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