NASCAR drive Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for COVID-19.
“Jimmie is a true battle-tested champion, and we wish him well in his recovery. NASCAR has granted Jimmie a playoff waiver, and we look forward to his return as he races for an eighth NASCAR Cup Series championship," NASCAR said in a statement.
WWE Hit With Multiple COVID-19 Diagnosis
WWE's decision to return to live events has resulted in more than one positive COVID-19 test. Intrepid pro-wrestling reporter Ryan Satin announced that multiple personnel, including in-ring talent, had tested positive.
Novak Djokovic Tests Positive
Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic has tested positive for COVID-19. Djokovic, 33, and his wife both have the novel coronavirus; meanwhile, their children have tested negative.
Former CNN host D.L. Hughley announced he tested positive for COVID-19 after collapsing on stage during a show in Nashville.
Hughley later provided an update on his Instagram, revealing, "I was what they call asymptomatic. I didn't have flu-like symptoms, I didn't have shortness of breath, I didn't have difficulty breathing, I didn't have a cough, I didn't have a low grade fever. I still don't have a fever. I didn't have a loss of smell or taste, apparently I just lost consciousness."
Season 17 "American Idol" champion Laine Hardy has tested positive for coronavirus.
Revealing the news on Facebook, Hardy writes, “This wasn’t what I expected on the first day of summer," adding that his "symptoms are mild" and he's at home recovering in quarantine.
Judi Evans Reveals COVID-19 Battle
"Days Of Our Lives" actress Judi Evans has had a scary battle with coronavirus.
According to the star's rep, Evans has been in the hospital for 23 days "an counting" after the actress fell off a horse. There, she picked up COVID-19.
After she experienced "mild symptoms" including fever, aches, a cough, her rep said doctors discovered blood clots in her legs, which required surgery which almost cost her her legs.
'Making A Murderer''s Steven Avery Tests Positive For COVID-19
Steven Avery, the subject of Netflix's docuseries "Making A Murder", has tested positive for coronavirus.
According to a tweet from his former criminal defence attorney, Jerome Buting, Avery "has tested positive for COVID-19, and is confined to his cell."
Steven is serving a life sentence without parole for the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach in Wisconsin.
Beloved Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli is recovering from COVID-19 at a hospital in Pisa, Italy. Bocelli, 61, has also donated plasma for research.
All-time great New York Knicks player Patrick Ewing has reportedly tested positive for the novel coronavirus. NBA insider Shams Charania announced that Ewing tested positive for COVID-19. He is currently under care at a hospital and isolated.
Zoe Deutch confirms she tested positive for coronavirus before the U.S. went into full lockdown.
The actress shares, "I continued testing positive for a month, which is longer than they’re saying you’re supposed to," insisting: "I'm okay now."
Tony Shalhoub reveals that he and his wife Brooke had a long bout with COVID-19.
"Last month, my wife Brooke and I came down with the virus, and it was a pretty rough few weeks," he explained on "The At-Home Variety Show" from Peacock. "But we realize that so many other people have and had it a lot worse."
Jennifer Wayne, lead singer for country music group Runaway June, revealed on Instagram that she was diagnosed with COVID-19 and has made a full recovery. "My body, which I have so harshly judged in the past, fought it off and kept me healthy" she wrote, adding "I have had incredible family and friend support. I am a lucky girl."
George Stephanopoulos Tests Positive For COVID-19
"Good Morning America" co-anchor George Stephanopoulos revealed he had tested positive for COVID-19, nearly two weeks after his wife, Ali Wentworth, was also diagnosed with the illness caused by the coronavirus.
Stephanopoulos said that despite the diagnosis, he has been relatively asymptotic.
Sturgill Simpson Tests Positive
Musician Sturgill Simpson has tested positive for COVID-19 after a month of not showing symptoms.
Simpson explained that in early March he had symptoms but they would not test him. Finally, on April 6 he and his wife found a drive-thru testing centre where he tested positive. He will be under quarantine for another week.
Babyface, also known as Kenny Edmonds, and his family have tested positive for COVID-19. He announced the news on his 62nd birthday.
“I feel so blessed to be able to celebrate another birthday. I tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, as did my family,” he stated. “It’s an incredibly scary thing to go through my friends.”
Todd Chrisley Hospitalized With Coronavirus
Todd Chrisley is opening up about his battle with coronavirus.
The reality TV star says on his and his wife Julie's podcast "Chrisley Confessions", "I have been battling corona for three weeks, I was in the hospital for four and a half days -- fever between 100-103 -- and it has been the sickest that I have ever been in the 52 years that I have been on this Earth."
Julie adds, "This is serious, this is something that we have been dealing with for the past few weeks... I have never in 25 years seen him as sick as he's been the past few weeks."
"Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Jennifer Aydlin has revealed she's tested positive for COVID-19. "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," she wrote on Instagram. "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."
John Taylor Is Recovering
Duran Duran's John Taylor tested positive for coronavirus three weeks ago.
"Perhaps I am a particularly robust 59 year old - I like to think I am - or was blessed with getting only a mild case of Covid 19," he wrote on Instagram.
Adding, "I want to let you know that it isn't always a killer, and we can and will beat this thing."
Marianne Faithfull In Hospital
British singer Marianne Faithfull tested positive for COVID-19 after checking herself into a London hospital.
Her rep confirmed that she "is stable and responding to treatment."
Pink revealed that she and son Jameson had tested positive for COVID-19, but had since recovered. The singer shared the news on social media while also taking aim at the U.S. government's sluggish response to the coronavirus.
“It is an absolute travesty and failure of our government to not make testing more widely available,” Pink wrote. “The illness is serious and real.”
In her announcement, Pink revealed plans to donate $500,000 to the Temple University Hospital Emergency Fund and an additional $500,000 to the City of Los Angeles Mayor’s Emergency COVID-19 Crisis Fund.
CNN personality Brooke Baldwin is the network's second face to contract COVID-19. Baldwin insists she has followed recommendations from medical experts but “still — it got me.”
Christopher Cross Reveals Positive COVID-19 Test
Award-winning musician Christopher Cross has been diagnosed with coronavirus.
The singer announced the news on social media: “Dear friends, I’m sorry to report that I am among the growing number of Americans who tested positive for the COVID-19 virus."
He added, "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."
Benjamin John Hickey Tested Positive
Broadway star Benjamin John Hickey has revealed that he tested positive for COVID-19.
“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,” he told "Broadway.com’s Live at Five" show.
Hickey has since recovered and considers himself "lucky".
Sara Bareilles Recovers From COVID-19
Sara Bareilles posted a video on Instagram revealing that she had coronavirus but has recovered.
“I had it, just so you know. I’m fully recovered, just so you know," she said in the clip.
"Real Housewives of Orange County" star Jim Edmonds shared a video with fans to reveal he tested positive for coronavirus.
"I appreciate everyone who has sent well wishes and wished me the best," the former baseball player wrote on his Instagram Story. "I did test positive for pneumonia and I did get a test back positive for the virus. I am completely symptom-free now and doing really well, so I must have had it for a while before I got tested."
Actress Ali Wentworth shared her COVID-19 diagnosis alongside a photo of her bedridden self that she shared on Instagram. "I have tested positive for the Corona Virus," said Wentworth, who's married to "GMA" anchor George Stephanopoulos. "I’ve never been sicker. High fever. Horrific body aches. Heavy chest. I’m quarantined from my family. This is pure misery."
Brian Stokes Mitchell
Tony-winning actor Brian Stokes Mitchell shared a video with fans to reveal he'd been diagnosed with COVID-19. “The good news is that I’ve been isolating for the past few days,” said Mitchell, 62. Noting that his wife and son are “asymptomatic," he added that “every day that has past, has been better than the previous. So, I’m pretty sure I’m over the hump.”
‘Bachelor’ Alum Caroline Lunny COVID-19 Positive
Caroline Lunny has tested positive for the coronavirus.
In an emotional Instagram message to her followers, the "Bachelor" and "Bachelor In Paradise" alum announced, “I don’t know why I feel embarrassed by this, like I feel like no one is ever going to want to hang out with me ever again... I cannot stress enough how much you need to STAY HOME. I luckily have a mild case, I’m going to live. But ANYONE can get this. I’m young and healthy. And this is only going to get worse before it gets better. So stay home."
Nick Cordero In Intensive Care With COVID-19 Symptoms
Nick Cordero, the Tony-nominated Broadway star, is fighting for his life after showing symptoms of the coronavirus.
The actor's wife, Amanda Koots, shared an update on her Instagram page, writing, "My sweet husband needs your prayers please."
She added, "Nick has been sick for a while with what we were told last week was pneumonia. Unfortunately, we think he was misdiagnosed and we are waiting to hear if this is in fact COVID. He is scared, in the ICU and now unconscious so his body can get enough oxygen. We are all trying to stay positive and strong knowing that he is in the best care."
Andrew Parker-Bowles Diagnosed With Coronavirus
Andrew Parker-Bowles, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall's ex-husband, has been diagnosed with the coronavirus.
Bowles was one of many attendees at the Cheltenham Festival earlier this month who has reported symptoms of the respiratory illness and he has now tested positive.
According to a report by the Telegraph, Bowles spent two days at the annual event that attracts over 250,000 people over four days.
Chris Cuomo Tests Positive For COVID-19
Chris Cuomo, the younger brother to New York governor Andrew Cuomo, has revealed he has tested positive for coronavirus.
The CNN News anchor wrote on social media, "So in these difficult times that seem to get more difficult and complicated by the day, I just found out that I am positive for coronavirus."
Adding, "I am quarantined in my basement (which actually makes the rest of the family seem pleased!) I will do my shows from here. We will all beat this by being smart and tough and united!"
Fountains of Wayne member Adam Schlesinger has been hospitalized with COVID-19.
His longtime attorney Josh Grier has confirmed that the 52-year-old has been in a New York hospital for over a week. According to 'Rolling Stone', the doctor's reports say that Schlesinger is in critical condition and "heavily sedated."
Country artist Kalie Shorr says she has contracted COVID-19. The "Fight Like a Girl" singer said she managed to contract the coronavirus "despite being quarantined (except for a few grocery store trips) for three weeks."
Michael Yo Reveals Coronavirus Diagnosis
Michael Yo has tested positive for coronavirus and pneumonia.
In an emotional video posted to Instagram, the stand-up comedian revealed, ”I’m at home now, self quarantined since I was at the hospital for eight days… Man, it was scary.”
“To the first responders out there, you guys are amazing. You’re risking your life for us!”
Singer-Songwriter John Prine In Critical Condition
Singer-songwriter John Prine is in critical condition after contracting coronavirus.
His family shared a message on Twitter revealing that only days after being hospitalized his "situation is critical."
Joe Diffie Dies Of Coronavirus
Country singer Joe Diffie has tested positive for COVID-19.
“My family and I are asking for privacy at this time,” Diffie said in a statement released by his publicist. “We want to remind the public and all my fans to be vigilant, cautious and careful during this pandemic.”
Two days after revealing his diagnosis, Diffie passed away due to "complications" from COVID-19. He was 61.
Till Lindemann In ER With Coronavirus Symptoms
Till Lindemann, lead vocalist for Rammstein, has tested positive for coronavirus after returning home to Germany from Russia.
Lindemann told German publication Bild, that he was also diagnosed with pneumonia and placed into the ICU. But he since improved, revealing that “his life is no longer in danger."
Boris Johnson Has Coronavirus
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for COVID-19.
Johnson confirms he developed mild symptoms, including a fever and a cough, and will now self-isolate while continuing "to lead the government's response via video-conference as we fight this virus."
Broadway Star Laura Bell Bundy Confirms Positive COVID-19 Test
Laura Bell Bundy has tested positive for the coronavirus.
The Broadway star, known for her work in the musicals "Legally Blonde" and "Hairspray", took to Instagram to share the news.
"I have coronavirus," she said. “Do not be alarmed. I am okay. 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."
Prince Charles has tested positive for COVID-19.
In a statement from Clarence House, the Prince of Wales has been “displaying mild symptoms but otherwise remains in good health and has been working from home through the last few days as usual.”
As well, it was announced that the Duchess of Cornwall has been tested but "does not have the virus."
Both the prince and duchess are self-isolating at their home in Scotland.
The legendary singer-songwriter behind such hits as “The Pretender” and “Running on Empty” revealed he's tested positive for COVID-19. In an interview with Rolling Stone, he revealed he believes he likely contracted the virus while travelling to New York for the Love Rocks benefit concert at the Beacon Theater on March 12.
Slim Thug Reveals Positive COVID-19 Test
Rapper Slim Thug has tested positive for COVID-19.
Thug shared the news on Instagram, writing, "Just found out I got coronavirus. As careful as I’ve been self-quarantining, staying home, I might have went and got something to eat or something, simple stuff like that, nothing crazy. Stayed in my truck, had masks, gloves, everything on and my test came back positive.”
He added, "Y’all gotta take this stuff seriously. Sit home, self-quarantine, do not come outside for however long they’re saying. If you have symptoms, you need to go get checked out or whatever.”
Famed opera singer Placido Domingo revealed he had been diagnosed with coronavirus after experiencing symptoms including fever and coughing. Explaining he felt it was his "moral duty" to come forward about testing positive, the 79-year-old singer wrote shared the news in a Facebook post, writing that he and his family "are all in self isolation for as long as it is deemed medically necessary."
David Bryan Reveals Coronavirus Diagnosis
Bon Jovi keyboardist David Bryan has coronavirus.
"I’ve been sick for a week and feeling better each day. Please don’t be afraid!!! It’s the flu not the plague. 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," he wrote on Instagram.
Debi Mazar Tests Positive
"Younger" star Debi Mazar has tested positive for COVID-19.
She made the announcement on Instagram. "I have just tested positive for Covid-19.I AM OK!" she wrote.
"Watch What Happens Live" host Andy Cohen has tested positive for COVID-19. Cohen, 51, officially postponed plans to host a version of "WWHL" from his New York City apartment: "We’re putting a pin in that for now."
Colton Underwood Reveals He's COVID-19 Positive
Former "Bachelor" star Colton Underwood has confirmed he has tested positive for COVID-19.
In an Instagram message, Underwood said, "I consider myself pretty healthy, I work out regularly, I eat healthy and I became systematic a few days ago and I got my test results back today and they are positive."
Underwood also revealed his fiancée Cassie Randolph has not been exposed.
Daniel Dae Kim Tests Positive For COVID-19
"Lost" star Daniel Dae Kim revealed on social media that he had tested positive for COVID-19 after experiencing symptoms associated with the coronavirus, including fever, scratchy throat, aches and more.
"Thankfully for me it wasn’t a matter of life and death," he said of the disease.
Prince Albert Of Monaco Confirms Positive COVID-19 Test
Prince Albert of Monaco has tested positive for the viral coronavirus.
According to a statement given to the Associated Press by the palace, Albert's state of health is not a source of concern.
Adding that the prince is being treated by doctors from the Princess Grace Hospital and is continuing to work from his home office in the palace.
'Game Of Thrones' Indira Varma Tests Positive For COVID-19
Indira Varma has tested positive for the coronavirus, just days after her "Game Of Thrones" co-star Kristofer Hivju shared his positive results.
“I’m in bed with it and it’s not nice. Stay safe and healthy and be kind to your fellow people,” she announced on Instagram.
Kevin Durant, 1 Of 4 Nets To Test Positive
Kevin Durant is one of four Brooklyn Nets to test positive for the viral coronavirus.
“Everyone be careful,” the NBA star told The Athletic following his diagnosis. “Take care of yourself and quarantine. We’re going to get through this.”
Nineteen-year-old singer Charlotte Lawrence has confirmed she has tested positive for COVID-19. Lawrence announced the news on Instagram.
“I am going to be completely fine," she wrote, "but many who get it won’t be if too many people get sick too quickly. Stay inside. Please. Whether you feel sick or not, stay inside."
"Frozen 2" star Rachel Matthews has confirmed she has tested positive for COVID-19. The 26-year-old actress took to Instagram on Mar. 16 to share the full timeline of her symptoms.
"Game of Thrones" star Kristofer Hivju, known for his role as Tormund Giantsbane on the HBO series, has tested positive for COVID-19.
French-born Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert admits he did not take coronavirus seriously before contracting it.
He famously touched all the mics in the press room mocking the disease right before testing positive.
Fellow Utah Jazz player Donovan Mitchell contracted coronavirus from teammate Gobert. Donovan said it took him "a while to cool off" from his anger with Gobert.
Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson announced on March 11 they were both infected with coronavirus. The celebrity couple were placed in quarantine at a hospital in Australia and have since been released to self-isolation in their own home.
Sophie Gregoire Trudeau
Prime Minister Justin Trudeua's wife, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, tested positive for COVID-19 following a trip to the U.K. The husband-and-wife announced they would self-isolate as a precaution.
Idris Elba announced on March 16 he had tested positive for coronavirus. The "Thor: Ragnarok" star said he experienced no symptoms but was self-isolating himself.
Luis Sepulveda, 70, is a best-selling Chilean writer living in Northern Spain. He reportedly experienced symptoms in February after returning from a literary festival in Portugal.