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Personalities Who Contracted COVID-19

Here's a list of personalities who contracted COVID-19

personalities who contracted covid-19

Main image via CDC

COVID-19 continues to make its presence felt around the world. Already, the coronavirus has infected over 350,000 people from across the globe, and high-profile individuals are not immune to it.

 

Here are a few of them:

 

Jackie Wong

personalities who contracted covid-19

Image via Berita Harian

Hammer thrower Jackie Wong is the first Malaysian athlete to test positive for Covid-19. He is one of Malaysia’s most consistent athletes, smashing the national record 17 times.

 

Wong Ling Biu

personalities who contracted covid-19

The Sarikei MP is also Jackie's father.

 

Dr Kelvin Yii

personalities who contracted covid-19

The Bandar Kuching MP was also a close contact of Wong Ling Biu.

 

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson

personalities who contracted covid-19

Image via Tom Hanks Facebook

The Hollywood couple were quarantined in a hospital in Australia, after contracting the virus. Hanks was Down Under to shoot a movie about Elvis Presley.

 

Idris Elba

personalities who contracted covid-19

Image via Idris Elba Facebook

The British actor is best known for his roles in The Wire, Luther, and Thor.

 

Daniel Dae Kim

personalities who contracted covid-19

Image via Daniel Dae Kim Facebook

Formerly of Lost and Hawaii Five-0. He also voiced Johnny Gat in the Saints Row video game series.

 

Kristofer Hivju

personalities who contracted covid-19

Image via Kristofer Hivju Facebook

The Norwegian actor played Tormund Giantsbane on Game of Thrones. He'll also have a guest role in The Witcher Season 2.

 

Indira Varma

personalities who contracted covid-19

Image via Indira Varma Facebook

Another Game of Thrones alum to test positive for the virus. She also appeared in HBO's historical drama series, Rome.

 

Olga Kurylenko

personalities who contracted covid-19

Image via Olga Kurylenko Facebook

She's best known for playing Camille Montes in the Bond movie, Quantum of Solace.

 

Callum Hudson-Odoi

personalities who contracted covid-19

Image via Callum Hudson-Odoi Facebook

The 19-year-old plays football for Chelsea. And speaking of football...

 

Mikel Arteta

personalities who contracted covid-19

Image via Mikel Arteta Instagram

The manager of Chelsea's EPL rivals, Arsenal also tested positive for COVID-19.

 

Kevin Durant

personalities who contracted covid-19

Image via Kevin Durant Facebook

He's the highest-profile NBA player to have contracted the virus.

 

Sophie Trudeau

personalities who contracted covid-19

Image via Sophie Trudeau Facebook

The wife of Canadian PM Justin Trudeau.

 

Rachel Matthews

personalities who contracted covid-19

Image via Rachel Matthews Instagram

Last seen in Frozen 2, where she played Honeymaren. She was also in Happy Death Day and Happy Death Day 2U.

 

Harvey Weinstein

Former big-time Hollywood producer. He is currently serving time in prison for sexual assault and rape.

 

Placido Domingo

personalities who contracted covid-19

Image via Placido Domingo Instagram

The Spanish Opera Singer is best known as a member of The Three Tenors, alongside Luciano Pavarotti and Jose Carreras. Recently, he was accused by several women of sexual misconduct.

 

And here are a few reminders: Wash your hands frequently, practise social distancing, and just stay at home

 

Written by Faisal Merican

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