Every Celebrity Who’s Tested Positive For Coronavirus So Far

Sarah O NeillSarah O Neill in News, World
Published 18.03.20

Here’s every celebrity who has tested positive for Coronavirus so far.

So it’s been a tough few weeks.

I’m on my last tin of beans, and I keep being too late to ASDA to get my hands on a bag of penne.


And then I get a notification. Idris Elba has Coronavirus.

I’ve never met the man. I’ve seen maybe one episode of Luther. But I feel….sad? Confused? Angry?

This man is three times my size, and lives in a mansion. He’ll be fine.

So as the disease is spreading round the globe, the untouchable suddenly become, uh, touchable. But it also means awareness is reaching a large audience. Why would I watch a public safety announcement made for Boomers when I can have Tormund from Game of Thrones tell me to follow governmental procedures?

Which celebrity has Coronavirus?

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson were one of the first few celebrities to announce they had contracted the disease.


In their inital post, Hanx reported that they had “felt a bit tired…had colds and some body aches. Rita had chills that came and went. Slight fevers too”. 

“To play things right” he continued, “as is needed in the world right now, we were tested for the Coronavirus, and were found to be positive.”

He recently posted a update to his situation: a plate of toast and vegemite provided help outside his self-quarantine.  C’mon Tom, don’t let yourself suffer even more. 

Olga Kurylenko

 Quantum of Solace actor and model Olga Kurylenko revelaed earlier this week that she had contracted the disease.

“Locked up at home after tested positive for Coronavirus,” She told fans, through a post on Instagram. “I’ve actually been ill for almost a week now, Fever and fatigue are my main symptoms.”

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Thank you to everyone who has sent me well wishes, I’m overwhelmed with everyone’s kindness. I wanted to take this opportunity to answer the most common questions that I’ve been asked regarding Coronavirus. Why I’m not in hospital? Because hospitals are full and they are only taking patients that are struggling with life, if I understand correctly. I was told that if I get worse to call an ambulance. Where I got tested? In the hospital when an ambulance took me there after I called because my fever was over 39. How did I get tested? They took a swab from my throat. Where did I get coronavirus? Impossible to know. It could be anywhere. I could have touched a taxi handle and gotten it from there. It’s on surfaces! For a week my temperature was stable 38. Sometimes up to 38.5. Today it’s come down 🙏 Спасибо всем за поддержку и за тёплые слова!!! Вот ответы на некоторые из ваших вопросов: Почему я не в больнице? Потому, что больницы переполнены и забирают только людей которые борются с жизнью. Мне сказали что если станет хуже звонит опять в скорую. Где мне сделали тест? В больнице куда меня привезла скорая с температурой выше 39. Как сделали тест? Берут мазок в горле. Где я заразилась коронавирусом? Невозможно знать, так как это может быть где угодно! Он на поверхностях. Я могла открыть дверь такси и поймать его с дверной ручки. Неделю моя температура была 38-38,5. Сегодня она уменьшилась 🙏 #Coronavirus #коронавирусp #StaySafe

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In a follow up post, she revealed her fever has actually reduced, and that she may have contracted the disease from touching “a taxi handle”

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau

The office of the Canadian P.M reported that last week that both Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau had gone into self isolation.


Sophie had tested positive for COVID-19, and as a precaution the Prime Minister has joined her in the 14 days of isolation recommended by governments and health services.

She is feeling well, is taking all the recommended precautions and her symptoms remain mild,” the office reported in their statement last week.

Although 90% of the photos of them together are like the one above. They are clearly not adhering to the 2 meters of social distancing. At least wear some face masks, guys.


Callum Hudson-Odoi

In a short post on Twitter, the Chelsea player revealed his test result, and reassured fans that he was feeling well.

Thank you for all your good wishes,” he wrote, “As I said in the video I’m feeling good and hope to see you all soon!!

Kristofer Hivju

Rumors of an individual with COVID-19 on the set of Netflix’s The Witcher had been circling, until along came a post from Kristofer Hivju. The Game of Thrones star has recently contracted the illness and had been self-isolating in Norway.

He urged precaution in the post’s caption, writing:

“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; just do everything you can to stop the virus from spreading. Together we can fight this virus and avert a crisis at out hospitals. Please take care of each other, keep your distance, and stay healthy!” 


Rachael Matthews:

Rachel Matthews Coronavirus

The Frozen 2 Voice actor recently revealed her diagnosis in her Instagram story, reporting that she’d been in quarantine for the past week.

Detailing her daily symptoms, the star gave fans an insight into the illness.

Day 1: sore throat, fatigue and headache. Day 2: Mild fever, horrible body aches, chills, sharp pain in lungs, started a dry cough, no appetite.

Day 3: no fever, minor body aches, lungs got much worse…shortness of breath, major fatigue, no appetite. Day 4: symptoms finally seemed to become more mild, however lungs remained heavy and short of breath. Also randomly lost my sense of smell and taste. still no appetite.

Day 5,6,7: everything has remained more or less the same. feeling more like myself, still experiencing shortness of breath, loss of appetite, fatigue and no taste/smell but overall, doing okay”


Which other celebrities have Coronavirus?

  • Tom Hanks
  • Rita Wilson
  • Idris Elba
  • Kristofer Hivju
  • Janet Broderick
  • Heidi Klum
  • Rachel Matthews
  • U.K. health minister Nadine Dorries
  • Miami Mayor Francis Suarez
  • Spanish Minister of Equality Irene Montero
  • French Minister of Culture Franck Riester


  • Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau
  • Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri
  • Catalan regional leader Quim Torra
  • Catalan deputy head of government Pere Aragonés
  • Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s wife, Begoña Gómez
  • Australian Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton
  • Vice President of Iran for Women and Family Affairs Masoumeh Ebtekar
  • Iranian Parliament members Mojtaba Zolnour and Mahmoud Sadeghi
  • Iranian deputy health minister Iraj Harirchi
  • Morteza Rahmanzadeh, mayor of Tehran’s 13th district
  • Mohamad Reza Ghadir, Iranian head of coronavirus management in Qom
  • Iranian diplomat Hadi Khosroshahi, as well as Expediency Council member Mohammad Mirmohammadi both died after testing positive
  • Fabio Wajngarten, the Brazilian president’s press secretary
  • Four Brooklyn Nets players, including Kevin Durant
  • Anonymous New York Yankees minor league player
  • Utah Jazz players Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell
  • Cleveland State women’s basketball coach Chris Kielsmeier
  • Detroit Pistons forward Christian Wood
  • Real Madrid power forward Trey Thompkins
  • Anonymous Colonial Athletic Association official


  • Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta
  • Chelsea winger Callum-Hudson-Odoi
  • Troyes AC striker Hyun-Jun Suk
  • Hannover defender Timo Hübers
  • Paderborn defender Luca Kilian
  • Valencia defenders Ezequiel Garay and Eliaquim Mangala
  • Three anonymous Valencia players
  • From Italian soccer club UC Sampdoria: Albin Ekdal, Antonino La Gumina, Fabio Depaoli, Manolo Gabbiadini, Morten Thorsby, Omar Colley
  • From Italy’s Fiorentina: Dušan Vlahović, Germán Pezzella, Patrick Cutrone
  • Juventus defender Daniele Rugani
  • Swiss Football Association President Dominique Blanc
  • Nottingham Forest and Olympiakos owner Evangelos Marinakis
  • Unidentified Seattle Dragons player
  • Colombian cyclist Fernando Gaviria
  • Russian cyclist Dmitry Strakhov
  • Universal Music Chairman and CEO Lucian Grainge
  • Chilean writer and journalist Luis Sepúlveda
  • Australian TV journalist Richard Wilkins