Ten celebrities who tested positive for the Coronavirus As the world continues to fight against the Coronavirus pandemic, we take a look at some of the notable figures who fell seriously ill and remember those who have sadly lost their lives to the deadly respiratory disease.
Mark Blum The ‘Desperately Seeking Susan’ star died on March 25 at the age of 69 due to complications related to the coronavirus a week after his diagnosis.
Olga Kurylenko The former Bond Girl was diagnosed with the virus a week after experiencing symptoms of fever and fatigue, but “completely recovered” a week later.
Tom Hanks The ‘Forrest Gump’ star and his wife Rita Wilson were both struck with the virus whilst in Australia working on Baz Luhrmann's untitled Elvis Presley biopic.
Alan Merrill The ‘I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll’ songwriter suddenly died on March 29 at the age of 69 after contracting the coronavirus.
Eddie Large The legendary comedian passed away on April 2 at the age of 78 having contracted the virus whilst in hospital receiving treatment for heart failure Idris Elba The ‘Luther’ star tested positive after he was exposed to the bug by an unnamed star despite experiencing no symptoms. Prince Charles The Prince of Wales contracted COVID-19 with “mild” symptoms and remained in “good health” as he continued to work from home.
P!nk The ‘Raise Your Glass’ hitmaker and her son tested positive for the disease, which left her struggling to breathe and required a nebuliser.
Tim Brooke-Taylor ‘The Goodies’ star passed away on April 12 at the age of 79 due to complications of the coronavirus.
Andrew Jack The ‘Star Wars’ actor “slipped away peacefully” on March 31 at the age of 76 after testing positive for the respiratory disease.