(Last Updated On: 14 April, 2020)

Novel Coronavirus has created global unrest. This deadly COVID-19 virus was first reported in Wuhan, China. However, it has now grasped several other countries like Italy, the USA, Iran, and even India. The numbers are surging up to billions, with several deaths being reported every day. Further, a lot of well-known celebrities and personalities have also been snared by this pandemic. Let’s have a look at ten well-known faces among them:

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson

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Hanks with wife Rita Wilson

Legendary actor Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson have both been inflicted by this disease. The Forrest Gump actor, on March 11, tweeted about having tested positive after returning from a shoot in Australia. The celebrity couple has apparently isolated themselves to carry forward their treatment systematically. However, a source close to them has revealed that the couple is already on its way to recovery.

Idris Elba

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The fatal virus has not spared British actor and musician Idris Elba. However, he was asymptomatic until the time he got tested. He, therefore, stands proof that Corona Virus can be spread through anybody and to everybody if neglected precaution.

Kristofer Hivju


Known for playing Tormund Giantsbane in the famous television series, Game Of Thrones. Kristopher Hivju is another positive case of COVID-19. The actor is currently undergoing isolation.

Indira Varma

Another Game Of Thrones star affected with this ailment is Indira Varma. Varma played the role of Ellaria Sand. Her diagnosis reports came shortly after her co-star Hivju announced his case.

Olga Kurylenko

The French actress who has appeared in movies like Quantum of Solace, Centurion, and Oblivion has also tested herself positive with COVID-19. She is currently undergoing her quarantine period and has asked her fans to take necessary preventions.


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