Kanika Kapoor, Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Olga Kurylenko, Idris Elbo, Kristofer Hivju, Rachel Mathews, Charlotte Lawrence are few names which you listen to every alternate day for some of the other reasons. These are the names of famous artists, singers, actors, etc.
They are in the news now also not because of any recent release but because they have been tested positive for novel coronavirus.
For viruses, celebrities or civilians, all are alike. People across the globe are under the vicinity of COVID-19. The toll has reached to more than 3,00,000 whereas the death toll has reached to more than 13,000 as on March 22.
The list of celebrities is so long. Besides the above-mentioned names, there are many famous personalities, government officials, celebrities, athletes and other high profile people who are tested positive for SARS CoV-2 coronavirus. Few other names are
Game of Thrones actor Indira Varma
Cameroonian jazz legend Manu Dibango
Tanzanian rapper Mwana FA
Actor Daniel Dae Kim
Former Bachelor star Colton Underwood
Andy Cohen– The host of “Watch What Happens Live”
Younger actress Debi Mazar
David Bryan, Keyboardist, and songwriter for Bon Jovi
Placido Domingo– Opera Singer
Ruby Gobert, first NBA player to catch coronavirus
Mikel Arteta, the head coach of Arsenal Football Club
Chelsea Football Club striker Callum Hudson-Odoi
Colombian cyclist Fernando Gaviria
Two-time NBA championship winner and Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant
Celtics player Marcus Smart
Rand Paul-US senator
Iran’s vice president Masoumeh Ebtekar
Sophie Gregoire Trudeau-wife of Canadian PM Justin Trudeau
Health Minister of UK- Nadine Dorris
Australian Politician Peter Dutton
They all are having symptoms like fever, mild flu, cold, fatigue and all are tested positive for coronavirus. They all informed about their condition to the world through different social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter etc. They took appropriate measures to cure themselves. Self-Quarantine and social distancing are the biggest steps taken by them. They also asked others to do so.
As the virus is spreading very fast, we have to safeguard ourselves and others by staying at home. Initial diagnosis can help the patient to recover from it faster. Many of the celebrities have recovered. But still, they are taking the utmost precautions in this situation.
In India, Kanika Kapoor, singer, is the first celebrity diagnosed positive for coronavirus. These all cases have taught us to be safe, practice social distancing and self-quarantine. Because prevention is better than cure.