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As we all know, coronavirus doesn’t discriminate. Folks of all races, backgrounds and incomes have examined constructive for COVID-19, and as celebrities with coronavirus present, anybody may be affected. However that isn’t a cause to be scared. As we’ve stated earlier than, we’re all on this collectively (à la Excessive Faculty Musical), and it’s going to be OK.

It’s unclear when coronavirus began, however researchers imagine that the virus has animal origins and was first unfold to folks in Wuhan, China, in November or December 2019. The illness has since unfold worldwide, together with to Hollywood, the place some celebrities have examined constructive for COVID-19.

Amongst these stars is a politician’s spouse, a celeb couple and a fan-favorite athlete. Forward, we’ve rounded up the celebrities who’ve examined constructive for coronavirus up to now. As a few of these stars reassure us, there’s no cause to freak out and it’s finest to stay constructive in such an not sure time. (Depart it to Tom Hanks to be a beacon of hope amid a pandemic.) So earlier than we come to conclusions, let’s have a look at these cheerful movie star responses to coronavirus as an indication that the world will transfer on from this and change into higher. Discover out which celebrities have examined constructive for coronavirus up to now forward.

A model of this story was revealed in March 2020. It’s going to proceed to be up to date as information breaks.

Kelly Ripa

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Reside With Kelly and Ryan will probably be lacking certainly one of its hosts for a couple of days, as Kelly Ripa examined constructive for COVID-19 over Mom’s Day weekend in Might 2022. The previous cleaning soap star took to Instagram to substantiate the information on her story, writing, “Sadly I examined constructive for covid-19 this weekend. However fortunately i’m totally vaccinated and boosted, and at present’s present was already pre-taped final week.”

The speak present host went on to trace at how lengthy she could be lacking from her present. “I’m taking all needed precautions and looking out ahead to returning to regular life as quickly as the usual quarantine time is over,” she wrote. New York Metropolis, which is the place Reside With Kelly and Ryan is filmed, at present recommends that those that take a look at constructive for COVID-19 ought to isolate for 5 days earlier than returning to work.

In her message to followers, Ripa additionally included a joke about her Mom’s Day celebrations: “On a lighter notice, i did obtain the peace and quiet i requested for Mom’s Day,” she concluded. “Thanks for understanding, Xo, Kelly.”


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BTS’ J-Hope examined constructive for COVID-19 on March 23, 2022, making him the sixth of the seven-member Okay-pop group to check constructive since 2021. The 28-year-old went to get examined at a hospital after experiencing signs of a sore throat, and his PCR take a look at got here again constructive the next morning. Massive Hit Leisure, the administration workforce behind BTS, confirmed the information in an announcement on March 24, 2022.

“J-Hope has accomplished three doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and is at present not presenting any extraordinary signs aside from a sore throat,” their assertion learn, per He’s in self-quarantine and present process therapy at residence.”

Of their assertion, Massive Hit confirmed that the opposite members of BTS weren’t experiencing any signs, although they didn’t reveal in the event that they had been awaiting take a look at outcomes. The administration workforce added that J-Hope, a.okay.a. Jung Ho-seok, is anticipated to return to any deliberate occasions in April 2022 after recovering. “The corporate locations the artists’ well being as our prime precedence, and we are going to do all the things we are able to to assist J-Hope in his speedy restoration. We may also diligently cooperate with the requests and pointers of the well being care authorities,” their assertion concluded.

Barack Obama

Former President Barack Obama introduced that he examined constructive for COVID-19 with a Twitter put up on March 13, 2022. “I simply examined constructive for COVID,” he wrote on the time. He went on to disclose that he was experiencing gentle signs.  “I’ve had a scratchy throat for a pair days, however am feeling wonderful in any other case,” he stated, earlier than confirming his spouse, Michelle Obama, had examined damaging for COVID-19 on the time.

“Michelle and I are grateful to be vaccinated and boosted, and she or he has examined damaging. It’s a reminder to get vaccinated in the event you haven’t already, at the same time as circumstances go down,” he wrote. Obama is the second president to be identified with COVID-19, following former president Donald Trump’s battle with the virus in October 2020.

Amanda Kloots

Dancing With the Stars alum Amanda Kloots revealed in an Instagram put up on February 24, 2022, that she had examined constructive for COVID-19, which made her unable to movie The Discuss, which she’s a co-host on. “My @thetalkcbs household! Sadly I examined constructive for COVID and will probably be lacking some days at work till my quarantine is over. I’m feeling utterly regular now and really feel very grateful for that,” she wrote. “I’m vaccinated and boosted which may be very a lot placing me relaxed. I just lately obtained again from a visit to Mexico the place I examined damaging earlier than I left and earlier than I flew residence so this was shock this morning. That is the primary time I’ve examined constructive for the reason that pandemic. I’ll hopefully be again to work quickly however taking this time at residence with Elvis to begin potty coaching!!!! Want me luck as I run after a unadorned toddler for the subsequent three days. Any recommendation please depart beneath 👇 ❤️.”

Kloots’ analysis comes lower than two years after her husband, Broadway actor Nick Cordero, died of issues associated to COVID-19 in July 2020 on the age of 41. “God has one other angel in heaven now,” Kloots wrote in an Instagram put up on the time. “My darling husband handed away this morning. He was surrounded in love by his household, singing and praying as he gently left this earth.” She continued, “I’m in disbelief and hurting all over the place. My coronary heart is damaged as I can not think about our lives with out him. Nick was such a shiny gentle. He was everybody’s pal, cherished to hear, assist and particularly speak. He was an unimaginable actor and musician. He cherished his household and cherished being a father and husband. Elvis and I’ll miss him in all the things we do, on a regular basis.”

She additionally thanked her husband’s “extraordinary physician,” Dr. David Ng, who cared for him all through his 91 days in hospital. “There will not be many docs such as you,” she wrote. “Type, good, compassionate, assertive and at all times desirous to hearken to my loopy concepts or name yet one more physician for me for a second opinion. You’re a diamond within the tough.”

Queen Elizabeth II

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Buckingham Palace introduced on February 20, 2022, that Queen Elizabeth II examined constructive for COVID-19 days after her son, Prince Charles, and his spouse, Duchess Camilla of Cornwall, additionally examined constructive for coronavirus. “Buckingham Palace affirm that The Queen has at present examined constructive for Covid,” the palace launched in an announcement on the time. “Her Majesty is experiencing gentle cold-like signs however expects to proceed gentle duties at Windsor over the approaching week.”

The assertion continued, “She’s going to proceed to obtain medical consideration and can observe all the suitable pointers.” In keeping with Folks, the Queen, Charles and Camilla aren’t the one royals and Buckingham Palace staffers who examined constructive on the time. The Queen, 95, and Charles, 73, had been seen collectively on February 8, 2022, two days earlier than he examined constructive for COVID-19. Charles was at Windsor Citadel, the place the Queen lives, handy out investiture honors.

Duchess Camilla

Duchess Camilla examined constructive for COVID-19 on February 14, 2022— simply 4 days after her husband, Prince Charles, went into self-isolation for the virus. Clarence Home confirmed the information in an announcement on the time, writing, “Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall has examined constructive for Covid-19 and is self-isolating.”

Prince Charles

Prince Charles

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Prince Charles examined constructive for COVID-19 a second time on February 10, 2022. “This morning The Prince of Wales has examined constructive for COVID-19 and is now self-isolating,” Clarence Home introduced in an announcement on the time. “HRH is deeply dissatisfied not to have the ability to attend at present’s occasions in Winchester and can look to reschedule his go to as quickly as potential.” The analysis got here after the Prince of Wales examined constructive for a primary time in March 2020.

“I used to be fortunate, in my case, and obtained away with it fairly evenly. I’ve had it and might nonetheless perceive what different persons are going by way of,” he advised Sky Information that June. “I really feel significantly for these, as an illustration, who’ve misplaced their family members however had been unable to be with them on the time. That’s, to me, essentially the most ghastly factor. However in an effort to forestall this from taking place to so many extra folks, that is why I’m decided to discover a approach out of this.” Charles’ constructive take a look at additionally got here days after he attended an engagement at The Prince’s Basis in London together with his spouse, Camilla Parker Bowles, and Kate Middleton.

Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman introduced that he examined constructive for a breakthrough case of COVID-19 on December 28, 2021. The Australian actor shared the information in a brief video posted on social media, the place he revealed that he was experiencing “gentle” signs. The X-Males star beforehand revealed that he acquired his booster shot on December 5, 2021, three weeks earlier than testing constructive.

“Hey good morning, so I simply wished you to listen to it from me that I examined constructive this morning for COVID,” Jackman stated in his video. “My signs are like a chilly, I’ve like a scratchy throat and little bit of a runny nostril however I’m wonderful. And I’m simply gonna do all the things I can to get higher ASAP.” The actor, who just lately started his stint on The Music Man on Broadway, is anticipated to renew performances on January 6, 2022. “As quickly as I’m cleared I’ll be again on stage heading to River Metropolis. So simply wished you to listen to from me,” Jackman added. “So please keep secure, be wholesome, be sort.”


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On November 24, 2021, BLACKPINK‘s administration YG Leisure introduced that group member Lisa had examined constructive COVID-19. The company launched an announcement confirming the information, the place they revealed that Lisa’s fellow BLACKPINK members Jennie, Jisoo and Rosé had been additionally examined following Lisa’s constructive end result. “BLACKPINK’s Lisa was identified with COVID-19 this afternoon (November 24),” their assertion started. “The opposite three BLACKPINK members haven’t been labeled as shut contacts but, however they instantly acquired PCR checks after listening to of Lisa’s constructive COVID-19 outcomes, and they’re at present awaiting their outcomes.”

YG Leisure added, “We first shared this info rapidly and precisely with representatives and workers, and we took sturdy preemptive measures even past the rules of well being authorities. We’ll proceed to not maintain again on offering full help with the well being of our artists and associated workers members as the highest precedence. If there are any adjustments sooner or later, we are going to as soon as once more notify you rapidly.”

Aaron Rodgers

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Inexperienced Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers examined constructive for COVID-19, a supply confirmed to ESPN on November 3, 2021. Rodgers, who beforehand steered throughout the pre-season that he had been vaccinated after telling reporters he was “immunized,” is definitely unvaccinated, per NFL Community.

The quarterback reportedly petitioned the NFL to present him the identical issues as vaccinated gamers after he pursued an “alternate therapy” previous to the beginning of coaching camp, ESPN studies, nonetheless, this request was in the end denied by the league. Following his constructive COVID-19 analysis, Rodgers should quarantine for no less than 10 days and should not return to the Packers till November 13, 2021 on the earliest as a consequence of his unvaccinated standing. In consequence, the Inexperienced Bay athlete will miss the Packers’ recreation in opposition to the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs on November 7.

Khloé Kardashian

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Khloé Kardashian examined constructive for COVID-19 for a second time a yr after she was first identified. The Preserving Up With the Kardashians alum introduced in a tweet on October 29, 2021, that she and her daughter, True, have examined constructive for COVID-19. (The Good American founder shares True along with her ex-boyfriend, Tristan Thompson.) Khloé additionally confirmed within the tweet that she’s vaccinated.

“Hello guys I wished to let you realize True and I examined constructive for Covid. I’ve needed to cancel a number of commitments and I’m sorry I received’t be capable to make these occur. Fortunately I’ve been vaccinated so all will probably be okay. We will probably be over right here in quarantine and following present pointers,” she wrote.

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Cheryl Burke

Dancing With the Stars skilled dancer Cheryl Burke revealed in an Instagram put up on September 26, 2021, that she examined constructive for COVID-19—in the future earlier than the present’s reside episode. Burke, who was set to carry out a salsa routine with movie star companion Cody Rigsby, revealed that she took a PCR take a look at, which got here again constructive. She additionally confirmed that she’s totally vaccinated with the Moderna vaccine. “I simply really feel so unhealthy,” she stated. “I really feel so unhealthy for Cody. I really feel like I’m letting him down. I simply really feel like sh*t, to be fairly trustworthy. And it’s so overwhelming as a result of it’s Sunday, and the present’s tomorrow.”

She continued, “I simply hope I didn’t unfold it. For these of you who don’t assume COVID is an actual factor, it’s fucking actual, dude. So I’ve to quarantine for 10 days and I’ve been ordered to remain residence… I’ll be in mattress. I can’t imagine this occurred.”

Wendy Williams

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The Wendy Williams Present introduced on September 15 that the Season 13 premiere for the favored daytime speak present could be postponed after its host examined constructive for a “breakthrough case” of COVID-19. “To permit Wendy time to quarantine and totally get better and to make sure that our manufacturing abides by the SAG/AFTRA and DGA Covid protocols, we anticipate to start the thirteenth season of The Wendy Williams Present on Monday, October 4th,” an announcement on the present’s official Instagram account learn on the time. “Within the meantime, repeats will probably be scheduled.”

Williams, 57, beforehand admitted that she didn’t “belief” the COVID-19 vaccine throughout an look on The Dr. Oz Present in March 2021. “No. I don’t belief it,” she stated on the time. “I’ve by no means gotten the flu shot both, although, and also you and I’ve talked about that. A number of of the docs on my workforce have advised me, ‘Wendy, get the flu shot.’ I’ve by no means had the flu. I’m not getting a flu shot. I very hardly ever get a chilly. I by no means have complications. I don’t take aspirin as a result of I really feel my coronary heart murmur or one thing like that. I’m not getting—no! I don’t belief it. There, I stated it.”

Nicki Minaj

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Nicki Minaj revealed in a tweet on September 13, 2021, that she examined constructive for COVID-19, which is why she needed to cancel her efficiency on the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards. “I used to be prepping for vmas then i shot a video & guess who obtained COVID? Do u know what it’s not to have the ability to kiss or maintain your tiny child for over per week? A child who is barely used to his mama? ‘get vaccinated’ Drake had simply advised me he obtained covid w|THE VACCINE tho so chile,” she tweeted.

Nicki additionally revealed that her cousin examined constructive for COVID-19 and skilled unwanted side effects. “My cousin in Trinidad received’t get the vaccine cuz his pal obtained it & grew to become impotent. His testicles grew to become swollen. His pal was weeks away from getting married, now the lady known as off the marriage. So simply pray on it & be sure to’re comfy with ur resolution, not bullied,” she tweeted.

The “Tremendous Bass” rapper additionally revealed that she couldn’t attend the 2021 Met Gala as a result of she’s unvaccinated from COVID-19. “They need you to get vaccinated for the Met. if I get vaccinated it received’t for the Met. It’ll be as soon as I really feel I’ve finished sufficient analysis. I’m engaged on that now. Within the meantime my loves, be secure. Put on the masks with 2 strings that grips your head & face. Not that free one,” she tweeted.

Tom Brady

Tom Brady examined constructive for COVID-19 in February 2021, the identical month he received the Tremendous Bowl LV because the quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Brady confirmed the information in an interview with the Tampa Bay Instances in September 2021. “And I feel [COVID-19] going to be difficult this yr,” he stated. “I really assume it’s going to play extra of an element this yr than final yr, simply due to the best way what we’re doing now and what the stadium goes to appear like and what the journey goes to appear like and the folks within the constructing and the followers.”

Brady, who’s vaccinated from COVID-19, additionally defined how the pandemic has affected gamers and the NFL season. “It’s not like final yr, though we’re getting examined like final yr,” he stated. “It’s going to be, I undoubtedly assume guys are going to be out at totally different factors and we’ve simply obtained to take care of it.”

Jessica Simpson

In an Instagram put up in March 2021 selling her Amazon Unique Tales essay, “Take the Lead,” Simpson revealed that she examined constructive for COVID-19 throughout an “intense” yr. “I began penning this essay on the identical day I acquired a constructive take a look at end result for COVID-19,” she wrote. “I made a decision as a substitute of being pushed by worry, I’d manifest a hopeful dialog with you. I felt sturdy, resilient, and God- impressed by way of my pen instructing me as I used to be sharing with you methods to get to the opposite aspect of worry.”

Gwyneth Paltrow

In a put up for Goop in February 2021, Paltrow revealed that she had COVID-19 “early on” within the pandemic, which left her with long-term signs. “I had COVID-19 early on, and it left me with some long-tail fatigue and mind fog,” she wrote.

She continued, “In January, I had some checks finished that confirmed actually excessive ranges of irritation in my physique. So I turned to one of many smartest specialists I do know on this house, the practical medication practitioner Dr. Will Cole. After he noticed all my labs, he defined that this was a case the place the highway to therapeutic was going to be longer than common.”

Paltrow went on to clarify how her eating regimen has modified since testing constructive for COVID-19. “So I’ve been cooking loads, and a few of it’s actually scrumptious: I made scallops with crispy capers and sage the opposite day, asparagus with bacon French dressing, and a few little artichokes with stuffed herbs and garlic,” she wrote.

She continued, “Every thing I’m doing feels good, like a present to my physique. I’ve vitality, I’m figuring out within the mornings, and I’m doing an infrared sauna as usually as I can, all in service of therapeutic. A aspect profit is my pores and skin, which makes me joyful—and makes me need to double down on skincare much more. Let’s make 2021 the yr of by no means needing make-up, folks!”

Nick Cannon

Selection reported in February 2021 that Cannon, who has hosted The Masked Singer for the previous 4 seasons, will probably be lacking from the primary few episodes of season 5 after he examined constructive for COVID-19. Niecy Nash will exchange Cannon as host for the episodes he missed. The Masked Singer began filming on February 4, 2021.

Shawn Johnson

Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson revealed in an Instagram Story in January 30 that she examined constructive for COVID-19 two weeks after she introduced that she’s pregnant along with her second youngster with husband Andrew East. “Acquired my outcomes again at present they usually got here again constructive for COVID,” she wrote on her Instagram Story. “Not going to lie … I’m nervous realizing I’m constructive. It’s been a protracted two weeks of RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) with [my 14-month-old daughter], Drew, and now this. My physique is exhausted.”

She continued, “To date, I’ve a cough, horrible sore throat and headache. Fatigue for certain however that’s being pregnant haha. Not searching for any sort of pitty [sic] social gathering. Only a reminder to handle your self. Drink an additional water tonight and wash your palms.”

Johnson additionally expressed how “apprehensive” she is for her household.  “[We] had a really shut member of the family combat for his life final month whereas battling COVID so it’s a critical subject of concern/hits residence in our family,” she stated. “This scares me slightly further.”

Michael Strahan

TMZ reported in January 2021 that Strahan had examined constructive for COVID-19. Due to his analysis, Strahan missed a number of episodes of Good Morning America late that month earlier than returning to this system remotely. Strahan additionally appeared remotely on FOX NFL Sunday throughout the FNC Championship. His constructive take a look at got here days after he interviewed Dr. Anthony Fauci about President Joe Biden’s plans for COVID-19, which may be seen above.


Grimes confirmed on her Instagram in January 2021 that she examined constructive for COVID-19. “Lastly obtained COVID however weirdly having fun with the dayquil fever dream 2021,” she wrote alongside a screenshot of SZA’s “Good Day.” She continued, “This tune is sooooo.” Her put up happened six months after she and Elon Musk welcomed their first youngster collectively, X Æ A-12, in Might 2020.

Ellen DeGeneres

The Ellen DeGeneres Present host introduced that she examined constructive for COVID-19 with a tweet in December 2020. “Hello Everybody, I need to allow you to all know that I examined constructive for Covid-19,” DeGeneres wrote. “Thankfully, I’m feeling wonderful proper now. Anybody who has been in shut contact with me has been notified, and I’m following all correct CDC pointers.

She went on to disclose that manufacturing on her talkshow could be halted till January. “I’ll see you all once more after the vacations,” DeGeneres added. “Please keep wholesome and secure.”

Kristen Stewart

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In an interview on The Late Present With Stephen Colbert in December 2020, Stewart’s Happiest Season co-star, Aubrey Plaza, revealed that she had COVID-19 whereas filming the film in February 2020. “COVID was on our set. Kristen obtained sick, however we didn’t know,” she stated, noting that Happiest Season was filmed earlier than lockdown in most areas in March 2020.

“It was the final week of February, so folks had been beginning…to speak about coronavirus, however folks had been sort of laughing about it. No person actually understood how critical it was. However I feel a bunch of individuals on our set obtained sick. I didn’t, thank God,” she stated.

Ben Platt

In a since-deleted tweet in November 2020, Platt revealed that he had coronavirus in March and described it as an “terrible flu.” “Me. It was like an terrible flu that lingered for 3 weeks or so.” “Fortunately made a full restoration. So many haven’t been as fortunate and can proceed to not be. #WearAMask,” Platt responded to a consumer who requested if he is aware of anybody who’s examined constructive for COVID-19. “This was in march, I’m completely wonderful now you candy bb’s. Preserve distancing and masking!”

Larsa Pippen

In an Instagram Story in November 2020, Pippen confirmed that she examined constructive for COVID-19. “I’ve been battling Covid for per week,” she captioned a photograph of her in mattress. “It’s no joke I’ve by no means felt ache like this!”

Prince William

Prince William

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In November 2020, BBC confirmed by way of Kensington Palace sources that Prince William examined constructive for COVID-19 in April 2020, a month after his dad, Prince Charles, examined constructive. In keeping with The Solar, William stored his analysis personal to not alarm the UK, as he’s second in line for the British throne. “There have been necessary issues happening and [he] didn’t need to fear anybody,” a supply advised The Solar. Sources additionally confirmed that William’s spouse, Kate Middleton, and his three kids, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, didn’t take a look at constructive for COVID-19 on the time.

Khloé Kardashian

In an episode of Preserving Up With the Kardashians season 19 in October 2020, Kardashian revealed that she examined constructive for coronavirus. “Simply discovered that I do have corona,” she stated. “I’ve been in my room. It’s gonna be wonderful, but it surely was actually unhealthy for a pair days.”

The Good American designer revealed that her signs had been vomiting, shaking, cold and warm flashes and extreme complications. “I endure from migraines, however this was the craziest headache,” she stated. “I wouldn’t say it was a migraine. The coughing, my chest would burn once I would cough.” She continued, “Let me inform you, that shit is actual. However, we’re all gonna get by way of this.”

Cristiano Ronaldo

In an announcement in October 2020, the Portuguese Soccer Federation confirmed that Ronaldo examined constructive for COVID-19 however is “effectively, with out signs, and in isolation.”

Trey Songz

The singer revealed in an Instagram video in October 2020 that he examined constructive for COVID-19. “Down however not out! Keep secure y’all! Put on your masks. Wash your palms. 🙏🏾,” he wrote within the caption.

Within the video, the musician revealed that his grandfather handed away earlier this yr and she or he believes the reason for loss of life was coronavirus. “I will probably be taking it severely,” he stated. “I will probably be self-quarantining, I will probably be in my home till I see a damaging signal.” He continued, “In case you are available in contact with Covid, please do say. Please do say. Don’t be just like the president.”

Donald Trump & Melania Trump

The President of america introduced in a tweet in September 2020 that he and the First Girl of america had examined constructive for COVID-19. “Tonight, @FLOTUS and I examined constructive for COVID-19. We’ll start our quarantine and restoration course of instantly. We’ll get by way of this TOGETHER!” he wrote.

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Jim Parsons

The Massive Bang Idea alum revealed in an episode on The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon in September 2020 that he and his husband, Todd Spiewak, examined constructive for COVID-19 in March 2020.

″Todd and I each had it early on. It was, like, center of March,″ Parsons stated. ″We didn’t know what it was. We thought we had colds. After which it appeared much less probably, after which lastly we.″

He continued, ″It defied the descriptions for me. I didn’t notice how utterly style and odor may very well be gone,″ he continued. ″And while you’re in quarantine and there’s actually nothing to do however eat, oh my God, that was brutal.”

Vivica A. Fox

The actress introduced in September 2020 that she must drop out of her E! pink carpet internet hosting duties on the final minute as a result of she examined constructive for COVID-19.

“I’m terribly sorry I can’t be with my E! household tonight! Sadly, I’ve examined constructive for the coronavirus. So, in an abundance of warning, I’m isolating myself at residence,” she stated in an announcement. “Throughout these unprecedented occasions, it’s extra necessary than ever that we observe all security and well being guidelines and pointers to guard ourselves and one another. I’m sending my best possible to Nina and Brad, who I do know will maintain down the fort, and congratulations to all tonight’s nominees! I look ahead to seeing everybody once more quickly!”

Two days after her announcement, Fox confirmed that she had examined damaging. “On Friday I took a self administered COVID-19 take a look at and as a lot of you’re conscious, it got here again constructive,” she wrote in an Instagram put up. “Two days in the past I took one other COVID take a look at, this one administered by a medical skilled, and I’m thrilled to announce that final evening my outcomes got here again NEGATIVE!” “I’m feeling nice and I need to thank everybody for his or her present of affection and help.”

Giuliana Rancic

The host revealed in an Instagram Video in September 2020 that she needed to skip her pink carpet duties on the Emmys as a result of she examined constructive for COVID-19.

“Hello pals 💕⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ I shared this video on E! earlier at present to clarify why I used to be going to be lacking our Emmy present.⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ As I ready to fly to LA to host E!s Emmy protection, I found that I, together with my husband Invoice and our son Duke, examined constructive for Covid-19,” she wrote. “As you could know, the well being of these round me is at all times my first precedence. We’re all three doing effectively and are isolating at residence and taking superb care of each other. ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ We aren’t the primary to get this information and we actually received’t be the final so please proceed to observe the security pointers to guard yourselves and people round you the very best you may. We’re all on this collectively. ❤️⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Thanks a lot to these of you who’ve been wishing us effectively. Please know we’re sending you all plenty of love from the three of us. ⁣ ⁣ Take excellent care ❤️ G, B & D.”

Neil Patrick Harris

In September 2020, the How I Met Your Mom alum revealed on the Right this moment present that he, his husband David Burtka, and their twins, Gideon and Harper, had examined constructive for COVID-19 earlier this yr. “It occurred very early [in the pandemic], like late March, early April,” he stated. “We had been doing our greatest earlier than, and I believed I had the flu, and I didn’t need to be paranoid about it. After which I , which was an enormous indicator, so we holed up.” Harris added that he and his household now “have antibodies and are feeling good.”

Tiffany Haddish

In a video on her YouTube web page in August 2020, the Woman’s Journey star revealed that she had examined constructive for COVID-19 three months in the past. “I used to be engaged on a film and somebody within the film contracted coronavirus,” Haddish saidi. “I used to be not in direct contact with them, however they despatched all of us residence, we stopped the film.”

She continued, “I’m not feeling any signs or something, and it comes again like two days later, they usually stated I did have the coronavirus.”

Robert Pattinson

Self-importance Truthful confirmed in September 2020 that Robert Pattinson examined constructive for COVID-19 whereas filming 2021’s The Batman in London. Although Warner Bros. wouldn’t reveal the identification of the Batman crew member who examined constructive for coronavirus, the studio did affirm that somebody on the set was sick and manufacturing was halted. “A member of The Batman manufacturing has examined constructive for Covid-19, and is isolating in accordance with established protocols. Filming is briefly paused,” the assertion learn.

The Rock

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson advised followers in an Instagram video in September 2020 that he, his spouse, Lauren Hashian, and their two daughters, Jasmine, 4, and Tiana, 2, examined constructive for coronavirus. “I wished to present you guys slightly useful replace on issues which were happening on my finish for the previous two-and-a-half to a few weeks now,” he stated. “I might inform you that this has been one of the difficult and troublesome issues we’ve got ever needed to endure as a household, and for me, too, personally as effectively. And I’ve gone by way of some doozies previously. Testing constructive for COVID-19 is way totally different than overcoming nasty accidents, or being evicted, and even being broke, which I’ve been quite a lot of occasions.”

Alyssa Milano

The Charmed alum revealed in an Instagram put up in August that she had signs of COVID-19 and misplaced 9 kilos in two weeks due to her sickness. “This was me on April 2nd after being sick for two weeks. I had by no means been this type of sick,” she captioned a photograph of her in a masks “Every thing damage. Lack of odor. It felt like an elephant was sitting on my chest. I couldn’t breathe. I couldn’t maintain meals in me. I misplaced 9 kilos in 2 weeks. I used to be confused. Low grade fever. And the complications had been horrible.”

“I principally had each Covid symptom. On the very finish of march I took two covid19 checks and each had been damaging,” she continued. “I additionally took a covid antibody take a look at (the finger prick take a look at) after I used to be feeling a bit higher. NEGATIVE. After residing the final 4 months with lingering signs like, vertigo, abdomen abnormalities, irregular intervals, coronary heart palpitations, shortness of breath, zero brief time period reminiscence, and normal malaise, I went and obtained an antibody take a look at from a blood draw (not the finger prick) from a lab. I’m POSITIVE for covid antibodies. I had Covid19. I simply need you to remember that our testing system is flawed and we don’t know the actual numbers. I additionally need you to know, this sickness will not be a hoax. I believed I used to be dying. It felt like I used to be dying. I will probably be donating my plasma with hopes that I would save a life. Please handle yourselves. Please wash your palms and put on a masks and social distance. I don’t need anybody to really feel the best way I felt. Be effectively. I like you all (effectively, perhaps not the trolls. Simply the type folks.)❤️”

Lena Dunham

In an Instagram put up in August, the Women creator revealed that she was identified with COVID-19 in mid-March after she skilled a fever of 102 levels and achy joints that became “crushing fatigue.” “Out of the blue my physique merely… revolted. The nerves in my toes burned and muscle tissue wouldn’t appear to do their job. I couldn’t sleep however I couldn’t get up. I misplaced my sense of style and odor. A hacking cough, like a metronome conserving time,” she wrote. “Incapacity to breathe after easy duties like getting a glass of water. Random pink washes. A pounding headache proper between my eyes. It felt like I used to be a posh machine that had been unplugged after which had my wires rerouted into the incorrect inputs.”

Dunham shared her story with the illness, which lasted 21 days, as a warning to those that aren’t social distancing. “Seeing the carelessness with which so many in america are treating social distancing, folks jogging with out masks and events on Instagram, I really feel compelled to be trustworthy in regards to the affect this sickness has had on me, within the hopes that private tales permit us to see the humanity in what can really feel like summary conditions,” she wrote.

Anna Camp

The Pitch Good star took to her Instagram in July to disclose that she examined constructive for COVID-19 after not carrying a masks one time. “Hello pals… I felt it was my accountability to share that I ended up getting Covid-19,” she wrote. “I’ve since examined damaging, however I used to be extraordinarily sick for over three weeks and nonetheless have lingering signs. I used to be extremely secure. I wore a masks. I used hand sanitizer. One time, when the world was beginning to open up, I made a decision to forgo carrying my masks in public. One. Time. And I ended up getting it.”

She continued, “I imagine it could have been due to that one time. Individuals are saying it’s like having the flu, however I’ve had the flu, and that is completely not that. The panic of contracting a virus that’s principally untreatable and is so new that nobody is aware of the long run irreparable injury it does to your immune system is unbelievably disturbing. Utterly dropping my sense of odor and style with out realizing when or even when they’ll return is extraordinarily disorienting. I’m solely smelling about 30 p.c of how I used to now. Different persistent signs are (a month later) dizziness, excessive fatigue, impacted sinuses, upset abdomen, nausea, vomiting, and fever. I’m fortunate. As a result of I didn’t die. However persons are. Please put on ur masks. It will probably occur any time. And it will possibly occur to anybody. Even that one time you are feeling secure. We are able to all make a distinction. Sporting a masks is saving lives. Thanks to everybody who reached out to examine on me throughout this scary time. Please be secure on the market. Let’s all do our half and put on a masks. I don’t need any of you to undergo what I did. Regardless that it’s slightly factor, it will possibly have a huge effect, and it’s so extremely simple to do.”

Kanye West

In a July 2020 interview with Forbes, West revealed that he had COVID-19 in February. “Chills, shaking within the mattress, taking sizzling showers, taking a look at movies telling me what I’m presupposed to do to recover from it,” he stated. “I keep in mind somebody had advised me Drake had the coronavirus and my response was, ‘Drake can’t be sicker than me!’” he stated within the interview. (Drake, for his half, examined damaging in March.)

Zoey Deutch

In an interview with Vulture in Might 2020, Deutch revealed that she examined constructive for COVID-19 “early on” and recovered after a month. “I had the coronavirus early on, earlier than the shutdown, and a gaggle of my pals additionally obtained it,” she wrote. “Folks maintain asking me, ‘The place did you get it?’ and I want I knew. I really feel like I might have spoken in a extra eloquent approach about my expertise had I identified.”

She continued, “I continued testing constructive for a month, which is longer than they’re saying you’re presupposed to…I additionally really feel responsible, in a approach, for making it out OK. I feel this virus is citing so many conflicting feelings.”

Sam Smith

Whereas Smith hasn’t examined constructive for coronavirus, the singer advised radio host Zane Lowe in a FaceTime interview in April that they imagine they’d and recovered from the illness. “I didn’t get examined however I do know I’ve it. I’m simply going to imagine that I did as a result of all the things I’ve learn utterly pointed to that. So yeah, I feel I undoubtedly had it,” Smith stated. “I’ve obtained an older Nan, so we didn’t need to danger something,”

The Grammy winner continued, “As everybody was sort of actually on lockdown, that’s once I obtained over it, fortunately.”

Sara Bareilles

The “Love Track” singer took to her Instagram Story in April to disclose that she had additionally examined constructive for COVID-19. The Grammy winner assured her followers that she’s recovered from the virus however was constructive at a while. She didn’t specify when she acquired her constructive analysis, however she urged her followers to handle themselves. “I had it, simply so you realize. I’m totally recovered, simply so you realize. And I’m simply enthusiastic about all of the people who find themselves strolling by way of this actually difficult time and sending plenty of love and simply being actually grateful for each simple breath and on daily basis that I get to be strolling round,” she stated on the time. “I’m actually quiet proper now and can most likely proceed to be quiet, simply kind of taking all of this in and having plenty of emotions, as I do.”


The “So What” singer revealed in an Instagram put up in April that she and her 3-year-old son, Jameson, had examined constructive for COVID-19. The Grammy winner defined that she and Jameson had acquired their constructive analysis two weeks earlier than her Instagram put up however stored the information personal till they may get better and retest as damaging. “Two weeks in the past my three-year-old son, Jameson, and I had been displaying signs of COVID-19. Thankfully, our major care doctor had entry to checks and I examined constructive,” she wrote on the time. “My household was already sheltering at residence and continued to take action for the final two weeks following the instruction of our physician. Only a few days in the past, we had been re-tested and are actually fortunately damaging.”

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Caroline Lunny

The Bachelor Nation star, who competed on Arie Luyendyk Jr.’s season of The Bachelor, revealed in an Instagram on April 1 that she examined constructive for COVID-19. “I’ve coronavirus. I don’t know why I really feel embarrassed by this, like I really feel like nobody is ever going to need to hang around with me ever once more,” she stated. Lunny’s Instagram got here after her followers criticized her for carrying a medical-grade masks when healthcare staff want them. “However everybody was dming me attacking me for carrying this masks yesterday when healthcare staff want them…” she wrote. “I’m so grateful for all of the docs, nurses, healthcare staff, supply folks, grocery retailer staff, and everybody else who’s on the entrance line making this world maintain turning proper now. However please cease dming me and attacking me and saying terrible issues to me for carrying a masks to guard my household. Im allowed to put on a masks.”

Prince Charles

Clarence Home confirmed on March 25 that Prince Charles had examined constructive for coronavirus. “The Prince of Wales has examined constructive for coronavirus,” Clarence Home stated in an announcement. “He has been displaying gentle signs however in any other case stays in good well being and has been working from residence by way of the previous couple of days as common.”

The royal residence additionally confirmed that Charles’ spouse, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, was additionally examined however didn’t have the virus. “The Duchess of Cornwall has additionally been examined however doesn’t have the virus,” Clarence Home’s assertion continued. “In accordance with authorities and medical recommendation, the prince and the duchess are actually self-isolating at residence in Scotland. The checks had been carried out by the NHS in Aberdeenshire the place they met the standards required for testing.”

Greta Thunberg

Activist Greta Thunberg disclosed on her Instagram in March that she too has examined constructive for COVID-19. “Many (particularly younger folks) may not discover any signs in any respect, or very gentle signs. Then they don’t know they’ve the virus and might move it on to folks in danger teams. We who don’t belong to a danger group have an unlimited accountability, our actions may be the distinction between life and loss of life for a lot of others,” she wrote, urging younger folks to remain inside even when they don’t really feel symptomatic.

Aaron Tveit

In March, Tviet, who starred within the movie adaptation of Les Miserables, revealed that he had examined constructive for COVID-19. “Hey everybody. I simply wished to replace you all that I’ve discovered that I’ve examined constructive for Covid-19. I’ve been in quarantine since Broadway reveals shut down on Thursday, March twelfth, and I’m feeling a lot better,” Tveit, who at present stars in Broadway’s Moulin Rouge, wrote. “I think about myself extraordinarily fortunate that my signs have been very gentle – chilly like with no fever – as so many are experiencing far more critical signs, as a result of this can be a very harmful virus. One factor I’ve been experiencing is the lack of style and odor, which I feel is an enormous signal for people who find themselves in any other case asymptotic.”

Debi Mazar

In an Instagram put up in March, the Youthful actress revealed that she had examined constructive for COVID-19. After she defined her signs, which included complications, a fever, a dry cough, her ears ringing and physique aches, the urged folks to remain at residence to forestall the unfold of coronavirus even additional.

“Anyhow,keep residence folks!Shield yourselves&your family members,” she wrote. “Construct up your immune methods.Good Luck&God Bless us all!”

Andy Cohen

The Bravo host introduced in an Instagram put up on March that he had examined constructive for coronavirus. Because of the analysis, Cohen made the choice to cancel his upcoming Watch What Occurs Reside: @ Residence episodes, the place he was set to interview Bravolebrities and different stars by way of webcam from residence.

“After a couple of days of self-quarantine, and never feeling nice, I’ve examined constructive for Coronavirus,” he wrote in his caption. “As a lot as I felt like I might push by way of no matter I used to be feeling to do #WWHL from residence, we’re placing a pin in that for now so I can deal with getting higher. I need to thank all of the medical professionals who’re working tirelessly for all of us, and urge all people to remain residence and handle themselves.”

Colton Underwood

The previous Bachelor revealed in an Instagram video on March 20 that he examined constructive for coronavirus. Within the video, Underwood urged his youthful followers to take the illness severely. He defined that, regardless that he works out commonly and is 28 years previous, he nonetheless can’t stroll up a flight of stairs with out dropping his breath. “I examined constructive and I’ve been following all the social distancing guidelines since final week,” he wrote within the caption. “My signs began a couple of days in the past, I used to be examined and simply acquired my outcomes at present. For anybody on the market that’s hesitant to self quarantine… please do your self and your family members a favor and keep residence. We’ll all beat this and are available out stronger on the opposite aspect. I’ll maintain you posted, Love y’all.”

Daniel Dae Kim

The Misplaced alum revealed in a 10-minute Instagram video on March 19. Within the video, Kim defined that he was in New York Metropolis filming a TV present, and it wasn’t till he flew residence to Hawaii to quarantine did he expertise his first symptom of the virus. “For the previous a number of weeks, I used to be in New York capturing a task on a TV collection the place, sarcastically, I play a physician who will get recruited by a hospital to assist sufferers throughout a flu pandemic,” he stated. ““Because the flight was near touchdown, I began noticing some scratchiness in my throat, which is not like how I often get sick. After I landed, I known as my household physician in Hawaii and he advised me to observe my signs.”

Rachel Matthews

The actress, who voiced the character Honeymaren in Frozen 2, took to her Instagram Tales on March 16 to disclose that she had examined constructive for COVID-19. “Hey guys, I examined constructive for COVID-19 and have been in quarantine the final week,” she stated in a video on her Instagram Story. “I actually would like to assist in any approach I can. Once more, let’s please be conscious of our selections — now’s the time to be good and accountable. Let’s handle each other!!”

Matthews, who’s 26, defined that she at first had a “sore throat, fatigue and a headache,” which later led to a “gentle fever (100.3), horrible physique aches, chills, sharp ache in lungs, began a dry cough, no urge for food.” And whereas her fever has healed, the actress stated that her “lungs obtained a lot worse (leading to deep, dry cough) shortness of breath.”

Kristofer Hivju

The Sport of Thrones alum, who performed Tormud Giantsbane, revealed in an Instagram video on March 16 that he has examined constructive for coronavirus. “Greetings from Norway! Sorry to say that I, at present, have examined constructive for COVID19, Corona virus. My familiy and I are self-isolating at residence for so long as it takes. We’re in good well being – I solely have gentle signs of a chilly,” he captioned a photograph of him and his spouse, Gry Molvaer, “There are folks at larger danger for who this virus is likely to be a devastating analysis, so I urge all of you to be extraordinarily cautious; wash your palms, maintain 1,5 meters distance from others, go in quarantine; simply do all the things you may to cease the virus from spreading.”

He continued, “Collectively we are able to combat this virus and avert a disaster at our hospitals. Please handle one another, maintain your distance, and keep wholesome! Please go to your nation’s Heart for Illness Management’s web site, and observe the laws for staying secure and defending not simply yourselves, however our total group, and particularly these in danger just like the aged and folks with pre-existing circumstances.”

Idris Elba

The actor revealed in a Twitter video on March 16 that he examined constructive for coronavirus. Within the video, Elba defined that he and his spouse, Sabrina Dhowre, haven’t proven any signs. “Hey, what’s up guys? So this morning I obtained some take a look at outcomes again for Coronavirus and it got here again constructive,” he stated. “Yep. And it sucks. Pay attention, I’m doing OK. Sabrina hasn’t been examined and she or he’s doing OK. I didn’t have any signs. I obtained examined as a result of I spotted I used to be uncovered to somebody who had additionally examined constructive. I discovered final Friday that they had been examined constructive, I quarantined myself and obtained examined instantly and obtained the outcomes again at present.”

Tom Hanks

Hanks introduced in mid March that he and his spouse, Rita Wilson, had examined constructive for coronavirus whereas they had been in Australia. Hanks, who was in Australia for the pre-production of Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming Elvis biopic, posted a photograph of a trash bag and gloves and a caption the place he urged his followers to remain constructive.

“Howdy, of us. @ritawilson and I are down right here in Australia. We felt a bit drained, like we had colds, and a few physique aches. Rita had some chills that got here and went. Slight fevers too. To play issues proper, as is required on the planet proper now, we had been examined for the Coronavirus, and had been discovered to be constructive,” he wrote. “Effectively, now. What to do subsequent? The Medical Officers have protocols that should be adopted. We Hanks’ will probably be examined, noticed, and remoted for so long as public well being and security requires. Not far more to it than a one-day-at-a-time method, no? We’ll maintain the world posted and up to date. Care for yourselves! Hanx!”

A day later, Hanks up to date his followers on his situation and revealed that he was in isolation to forestall the illness from spreading. Whereas he reiterated how critical the virus is for many who have weak immune methods, he once more joked in the best way solely Tom Hanks might in such a critical state of affairs. “Howdy of us. @ritawilson and I need to thank everybody right here Down Beneath who’re taking such excellent care of us. We’ve got Covid-19 and are in isolation so we don’t unfold it to anybody else,” he wrote. “There are these for whom it might result in a really critical sickness. We’re taking it one-day-at-a-time. There are issues we are able to all do to get by way of this by following the recommendation of specialists and caring for ourselves and one another, no? Bear in mind, regardless of all the present occasions, there is no such thing as a crying in baseball. Hanx.”

Rita Wilson

Hanks’ spouse, actress Rita Wilson, additionally took to her Instagram to replace her followers on her well being. In her caption, Wilson (who additionally shared a selfie of her and her husband) thanked her followers for his or her love and prayers. “A little bit replace beneath to all of you [email protected] and myself. So grateful for the outpouring of prayers, love and help. Means a lot and strengthens us,” she wrote. ( PS go to @tomhanks Instagram to see the message for the reason that repost didn’t work).”

In the identical vein as her husband’s humor, Wilson additionally joked on her Twitter about how the one “corona” she needs sooner or later is a beer. “From right here on out, the one Corona I need is from Mexico and also you drink it,” she tweeted.

Sophie Trudeau

Sophie Trudeau, the spouse of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, has additionally examined constructive for coronavirus. CNN reported that Sophie has gentle signs and can stay in isolation for 14 days as she continues to get better. In keeping with an announcement from the workplace, Sophie got here down with flu-like signs after a talking engagement in mid-March earlier than she examined constructive a day later. “The Prime Minister is in good well being with no signs. As a precautionary measure and following the recommendation of docs, he will probably be in isolation for a deliberate interval of 14 days,” the assertion continued. “For a similar cause, docs say there is no such thing as a danger to those that have been in touch with him just lately.”

After the information of her COVID-19 take a look at, Sophie thanked those that reached out to her amid her well being considerations. “Though I’m experiencing uncomfortable signs of the virus, I will probably be again on my toes quickly,” she stated, in accordance with CNN. “Being in quarantine at house is nothing in comparison with different Canadian households who is likely to be going by way of this and for these dealing with extra critical well being considerations.”

Daniele Rugani

Rugani, a Juventus F.C. soccer participant, examined constructive for COVID-19 in mid-March. The analysis led Rugani’s teammates, together with Cristiano Ronaldo, to quarantine themselves after they performed a recreation collectively days earlier than Rugani’s constructive take a look at. “Juventus Soccer Membership is at present activating all of the isolation procedures required by legislation, together with those that have had contact with him,” the workforce stated in an announcement.

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