Tool Frontman Maynard James Keenan Contracts COVID-19 Twice In 10 Months
Maynard James Keenan has revealed he has battled the novel Coronavirus twice within a period of only 10 months. Keenan spoke with George Stroumboulopoulos on his Apple Music Hits show Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, saying, "I don't know if I said anything online, but I had it twice.” Keenan had to go to the emergency room at one point, describing his bout as, “Ugly, ugly. Couldn't breathe, couldn't put two words together without going into a coughing fit.”
Keenan didn’t end up staying at the hospital for very long though, because they had run out of ventilators. "It was also kind of progressing into pneumonia," Keenan explained. "So if I stayed in the hospital, they said, 'Okay, we can keep you here, but you're fighting 12 other people for a bed and a ventilator we don't have.’” Keenan revealed his first battle with COVID back in October 2020.
Engelbert Humperdinck And His Wife Patricia Test Positive For COVID-19
Engelbert Humperdinck and his wife Patricia, who has Alzheimer's, have tested positive for coronavirus.
The singer wrote, “After nearly a year of an abundance of caution and care, COVID has caught up with us and found a way into our home."
“Now we must not let a positive result bring a negative mindset but I must say I could use your help in this department,” he added. “We are asking for prayers, good energy, love and support to be sent our way.”
Shawn Johnson East Tests Positive For COVID-19
Shawn Johnson East has tested positive for coronavirus.
"Got my results back today and they came back positive for COVID," the pregnant former Olympic gymnast, 29, shared on her Instagram Story.
"Not going to lie... I'm nervous knowing I'm positive," Johnson East, who is mom to 15-month-old daughter Drew Hazel, added. “It's been a long two weeks of RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) with Drew and now this... my body is exhausted."
She also said she was worried because she's had asthma her entire life, adding her symptoms so far have included a cough, a sore throat and a headache.
Andy Murray Tests Positive For COVID-19
Andy Murray will no longer be participating in the annual Australian Open after testing positive for COVID-19.
“Andy Murray has advised that he has tested positive to COVID-19 and is isolating at home in the UK," the organization confirmed in a statement on social media. "Unfortunately, this means he will be unable to join the official AO charter flights arriving in Australia in the coming days to go through the quarantine period with the other players."
Jeremy Clarkson of Amazon Prime Video's "The Grand Tour" has revealed that he tested positive for COVID-19 just before Christmas.
"The doctor was very clear. I’d feel under the weather for between five and 14 days and then I’d either get better or I’d have to go to hospital," said Clarkson, admitting he was preparing for the "Grim Reaper to poke his head around the door."
Added Clarkson: "I don’t even know if I’m better now. Seriously, I have absolutely no idea."
Angela Kinsey Tests Positive For Coronavirus
"The Office" star Angela Kinsey revealed on Dec. 29 that she tested positive for the coronavirus.
“I started not feeling well and went to get retested,” she told followers on Instagram. “I knew the odds were against me since I was living with 4 Covid positive people. I really tried to quarantine and not get it.”
The actress' husband, two of their three children, and her mom have all tested positive as well.
Dr. Drew Reveals Positive COVID-19 Diagnosis
Dr. Drew Pinsky has tested positive for the coronavirus.
In an Instagram post, shared by one of Pinsky’s staffers, his camp revealed that while the “Celebrity Rehab” host tested positive, his wife, Susan Pinsky, did not.
“Cheers to the New Year with some Hydralyte for Covid-19,” the post read. “Drew is home, under surveillance and fever is down. Thanks, Dr. Zelenko, Dr. Yo and Dr. Jeff for the superior care and advice. Drew is feeling better and will hopefully get well soon.”
Lewis Hamilton Tests Positive For Coronavirus
Lewis Hamilton has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss the Bahrain Grand Prix in Sakhir.
Hamilton revealed he was tested three times last week with negative results and "had been taking all the precautions" he and his team possibly could.
However, the race car driver confirmed he'd since tested positive after waking up with mild symptoms, telling fans: "I've immediately gone into self-isolation for 10 days."
He added, "These are worrying times for everyone and we need to make sure we are looking after ourselves and each other."
Nev Schulman Reveals He & Wife Laura Had COVID-19
Nev Schulman is recalling his "scary" experience with COVID-19.
The "Dancing with the Stars" finalist took to Instagram to reveal that he and wife, Laura Perlongo, both tested positive for the virus back in March.
“It was really scary as there was so little information available and we were terrified that our kids would get sick too,” he wrote. “For over three weeks, my constant fatigue, headaches and difficulty breathing was awful and the stress of wondering if my symptoms would worsen was horrifying.”
Richard Schiff Reveals COVID-19 Diagnosis
"The West Wing" actor, Richard Schiff, revealed he and his wife Sheila Kelley have tested positive for the coronavirus.
In a tweet the star wrote: "On Election Day I tested positive for Covid-19. This has been the most bizarre week of our lives.
@thesheilakelley is also positive. This is tough. We are determined to find a way to health again. We root for everyone out there who are struggling with this thing. Love from here."
He later shared an update, "Thank you all for so much love and support. You’re making it so much easier for @thesheilakelley and me. I am in the hospital on Remdesivir, O2 and steroids showing some improvement every day. Sheila is home and doing better but still fairly ill. Love you all."
"Real Housewives of Orange County" alum Meghan King is self-isolating after testing positive for COVID-19.
King said that she has had "extreme lethargy" but no fever.
Her daughter, Aspen, 3, and twins, Hart and Hayes, 2, will quarantine with her parents.
Ben Platt has revealed that he had COVID-19 in March.
Tweeting, he said, "it was like an awful flu that lingered for 3 weeks or so. thankfully made a full recovery. so many haven’t been as lucky and will continue not to be. #WearAMask."
The actor then added that he is now "totally fine."
Former "Real Housewives of Miami” star Larsa Pippen has tested positive for COVID-19.
The 46-year-old reality TV personality took to Instagram to reveal her tough battle with the illness.
"I've been battling Covid for a week. It's no joke," she wrote alongside a picture of herself in bed. "I've never felt pain like this!"
The image has since been deleted from Pippen's Instagram Story.
Richard Schiff And Wife Sheila Kelley Both Test Positive
"On Election Day I tested positive for COVID-19. This has been the most bizarre week of our lives," wrote "The Good Doctor" star Richard Schiff on Twitter, revealing his wife Sheila Kelley, who also appears in the Vancouver-shot series, also tested positive.
"This is tough. We are determined to find a way to health again," he added. "We root for everyone out there who are struggling with this thing. Love from here."
Tyler Hubbard Reveals COVID-19 Diagnosis
Tyler Hubbard has tested positive for coronavirus.
The Florida Georgia Line singer shared the news on Instagram, writing: "Some of y’all guessed it... Got the Rona."
He added, "Asymptomatic. Quarantining on bus. Miss my family. Writing songs. Thankful."
As a result, Florida Georgia Line will no longer be performing at Wednesday's CMA Awards.
Tool's Maynard James Keenan Reveals COVID-19 Battle
Maynard James Keenan is opening up about his battle with coronavirus.
The Tool frontman revealed he's still suffering from lung damage months after his diagnosis. Keenan fought the virus in February.
“It was ugly,” he told Arizona Republic. “I survived it, but it wasn’t pretty. So I definitely had to deal with that."
Jillian Michaels revealed she tested positive for coronavirus after hanging out with a close friend who didn't know she had it at the time.
The fitness trainer shared, “I’m fortunate to have gone into it being healthy and I was able to get on the other side of it pretty quick, but not everyone is that lucky, as we know.
"All I can tell you is if you are afraid of getting COVID, a public gym is probably a place where you will get it."
Production on "The Batman" was temporarily shut down just days after resuming when star Robert Pattinson tested positive for COVID-19.
"A member of 'The Batman' production has tested positive for COVID-19, and is isolating in accordance with established protocols," Warner Bros. said in a statement.
Neymar, arguably one of the most famous athletes in the world, has tested positive for COVID-19. The Brazilian soccer player reportedly contracted the virus after vacationing in Ibiza, Spain.
Devo Frontman Mark Mothersbaugh Reveals COVID-19 Battle
Devo frontman Mark Mothersbaugh opened up about his battle with the coronavirus, telling the Los Angeles Times about his "terrifying" experience.
“It went from ‘I don’t feel good’ on Tuesday, to an ambulance to Cedars on Saturday. It was terrifying," he explained.
Adding, “For anybody that’s doubting whether the coronavirus and COVID-19 is real, it’s really real.”
"Dynasty" OG Emma Samms said that she has been suffering with COVID-19 since March.
Her condition has been nicknamed "long COVID" but doctors haven't been able to figure out why some people don't recover from the disease.
She said, “This panic-inducing level of fatigue has been less startling and immensely compromising. And it fluctuates. I improve slightly, have a couple of good days, and assume I am on the road to recovery, only to go right back to feeling horrendous.”
J Balvin is recovering after testing positive for coronavirus.
The musician shared during his virtual Premios Juventud acceptance speech: “I’ve had difficult days, very complicated days. At times you think that you won’t get it, and I got it. It hit me really hard.
"I’m sending a message to everyone who follows me, all young people, people in general, please take care of yourselves. Protect yourselves. This is not a joke… The virus exists and it’s very dangerous. Please take care of yourselves."
Antonio Banderas Has COVID-19 On His Birthday
Antonio Banderas announced on his 60th birthday on August 10 that he tested positive for COVID-19.
"I would like to add that I am relatively OK, just a little more tired than usual and confident to recover as soon as possible following the medical indications that I hope will allow me to overcome the infectious process that I suffer and that people is affecting around the planet," he wrote on Twitter.
Lena Dunham Shares Her 'COVID' Story
Lena Dunham has revealed she has battled COVID-19.
The "Girls" actress shared the news on Instagram, "I’ve been reluctant to share this, having written and rewritten it anxiously… I got sick with COVID-19 in mid-March. It started with achy joints, which I was unable to distinguish from my usual diagnoses, so I didn’t freak out. But the pain was soon joined by an impossible, crushing fatigue. Then, a fever of 102."
“This went on for 21 days,” she continued. “I was lucky enough to have a doctor who could offer me regular guidance on how to care for myself and I never had to be hospitalized.”
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie premiere in Los Angeles
Bryan Cranston. Photo: CPImages
Mel Gibson was diagnosed with COVID-19 in April and spent a week in hospital receiving treatment. A rep for the 64-year-old actor/director confirmed to ET Canada that he “had it in April, when he was hospitalized and has since recovered well and continued to test negative for the virus and positive for the antibodies.”
Anna Camp Reveals She Contracted COVID-19
Anna Camp says she caught COVID-19 after she didn't wear a mask "one time."
The "Pitch Perfect" actress shared the news on Instagram, writing, "I was extremely sick for over three weeks and still have lingering symptoms... I was incredibly safe. I wore a mask. I used hand sanitizer. One time, when the world was starting to open up, I decided to forgo wearing my mask. One. Time. And I ended up getting it."
She added, "I’m lucky. Because I didn’t die. But people are. Please wear your mask."
Golf legend Jack Nicklaus and his wife, Barbara, both 80, had coronavirus in March.
Luckily, they have both recovered.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Actress and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has been admitted to Nanavati hospital in Mumbai, India, with her daughter Aaradhya.
Both reportedly developed breathlessness after testing positive for the new coronavirus. Bachchan's husband Abhishek and father-in-law Amitabh are also in hospital after contracting the virus.
Former "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Shereé Whitfield tested positive for the coronavirus. Whitfield shared a video on Instagram, thanking her followers for their concern after she'd been "MIA" for a few days.
"I tested positive for COVID-19, so I've kind of just really been at home self-quarantining for the past week and a half," the Bravo celeb explained. "I just want you guys to know that it is no joke. I'm feeling much better today, thank you to everybody who knew they had not heard from me and reached out... I just have been out of it."
Whitfield added that she is willing to share her symptoms and experience with COVID-19 to any of her followers who would like to hear more.
Karol G has tested positive for COVID-19, while her boyfriend, Anuel AA, has tested negative.
The Colombian singer is not sure how she got sick and is using all the proper precautions.
Houston Rockets' Russell Westbrook Tests Positive
Russell Westbrook has tested positive for COVID-19.
The Houston Rockets player, who has travelled to Orlando like the rest of the NBA, shared the news on Twitter: “I tested positive for COVID-19 prior to my team’s departure to Orlando. I’m currently feeling well, quarantined, and looking forward to rejoining my teammates when I am cleared."
He continued, "Thank you all for the well wishes and continued support. Please take this virus seriously. Be safe. Mask up!”
Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan (whose Hollywood film credits include 2013's "The Great Gatsby) has revealed that he's tested positive for COVID-19.
"I have tested CoviD positive .. shifted to Hospital .. hospital informing authorities .. family and staff undergone tests , results awaited .." he wrote on Twitter. "All that have been in close proximity to me in the last 10 days are requested to please get themselves tested!"
"American Idol" alum Chris Sligh has been diagnosed with double pneumonia after testing positive for COVID-19. In a statement shared on social media, Sligh revealed that he was diagnosed on June 27 after being notified that a co-writer had been exposed. His wife Sarah and their two young children, Keira and McCartney, also tested positive but have since "completely recovered." After being admitted to the hospital on July 6 for two days, Sligh is now at home in recovery.
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.