As the days go by, more and more public figures are testing positive caught with the deadly coronavirus. Singer Pink announced Friday evening that she and her son tested positive for COVID-19. They are among many others who tested positive this week. See the gallery below for the latest.
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson were the first celebrities to come out with the Coronavirus. Since then many celebrities and sports figures have tested positive for COVID-19. Rapper Slim Thug took to Instagram to reveal he has tested positive for COVID-19. The news comes hours after African saxophonist Manu Dibango died of the CoronaVirus COVID-19 on March 24th.
See the full list below.
List Of All Celebrities With The Coronavirus (Updated April 13th) was originally published on rnbphilly.com
1. Jacqueline Towns, Mother of NBA Star Karl-Anthony TownsSource:Getty
COVID-19 struck the basketball world one month ago today and now, it has tragically affected one of the league’s best young players. Minnesota Timberwolves’ center Karl-Anthony Towns‘ mother, Jacqueline Towns has passed away.
Jacqueline was diagnosed with COVID-19 in late March and was placed in a medically induced coma. The NBA star urged fans as well as the community as a whole to take the virus seriously and pray for his mother.
Karl-Anthony’s father, Karl Towns was also diagnosed with COVID-19 but has recovered from the virus. Thoughts and prayers to the Towns family.
2. Bebe Winans
In an interview with SiriusXM’s The Joe Madison Show the Gospel icon BeBe Winans said: “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.” BeBe Winans admits in the recent interview that he too had the mentality that he could not contract it and even though he say’s he was cautious somehow got it, but he did not require hospitalization. However in the same interview he revealed that his brother who had also tested positive did require hospital treatment for 4 or 5 days as well as his mother. BeBe also said that although he is a man of faith he admits that you do have to use common sense in the battle of COVID-19. BeBe say’s that he is now on the recovering side of the coronavirus.
3. P!NK and son Jameson
4. Rapper YNW Melly
5. Jazz Pianist Ellis Marsalis Jr. Passed Away Due To COVID-19
Ellis Marsalis Jr., Jazz Pianist and Patriarch, Dies at 85 - The New York Times https://t.co/2rkQqlWtQX— Wendell Pierce (@WendellPierce) April 2, 2020
6. Brooke Baldwin
CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin announced on Friday that she tested positive for coronavirus.— CNN (@CNN) April 3, 2020
"I am OKAY," Baldwin said in an Instagram post. "It came on suddenly yesterday afternoon. Chills, aches, fever." https://t.co/tF6kWKBaRs
7. Designer Jenny Polanco
8. Celebrity Chef Floyd Cardoz Dies of Coronavirus in New Jersey at 59
9. Chris Cuomo
11. Prince Charles, Prince Of Wales
12. Slim Thug
13. Manu Dibango
14. Boris Johnson
Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus.— Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson) March 27, 2020
I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference as we fight this virus.
Together we will beat this. #StayHomeSaveLives pic.twitter.com/9Te6aFP0Ri
15. Harvey Weinstein
16. Andy Cohen
17. Kevin Durant
18. Idris Elba
This morning I tested positive for Covid 19. 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. pic.twitter.com/Lg7HVMZglZ— Idris Elba (@idriselba) March 16, 2020
19. Sabrina Dhowre Elba
20. Daniel Dae Kim
21. Indira Varma
22. DJ Black N Mild
23. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, the wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau,
24. Callum Hudson-Odoi of Chelsea during the Premier League
25. Arsenal’s Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta
26. Marcus Smart
27. Francis Suarez
28. U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)
29. Rudy Gobert
30. Tom Hanks
31. Rita Wilson
32. Donovan Mitchell
33. President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonari
34. Australia’s Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton
BREAKING: Australia's Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton tests positive for coronavirus— The Spectator Index (@spectatorindex) March 13, 2020