Source/ Entertainment Weekly

Update: April 7th, 2020

United Kingdom’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson tested positive for coronavirus on 27th March, 2020. However, he was rushed to the Intensive Care Unit last night as his symptoms for COVID-19 had worsened.

Announcing his health condition when he had been tested positive, here’s what he said:

Informing the Queen about his health condition via a No 10 statement, it read,

“The prime minister has been under the care of doctors at St Thomas’ Hospital, in London, after being admitted with persistent symptoms of coronavirus.”

It further read,

“Over the course of [Monday] afternoon, the condition of the prime minister has worsened and, on the advice of his medical team, he has been moved to the intensive care unit at the hospital.”

It continued: “The PM is receiving excellent care, and thanks all NHS staff for their hard work and dedication.”

Image Source: BBC


Update: March 20th 2020:

Another day down and the cases of coronavirus are just increasing rapidly! Just recently, “Game of Thrones” actor Indira Varma has also been tested positive for coronavirus.

Here’s what Indira had announced on her official Instagram account

Earlier, he co-star, Kristofer Hivju was also diagnosed with coronavirus and two days later, Indira was tested positive.

Moreover, Itziar Ituño, one of the core cast members of Netflix’s Money Heist, announced that she was tested positive for coronavirus.

Here’s what she Itziar had shared

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Aupa danoi!! Ofiziala da, bariku arratsaldetik sintomekaz nabil (sukarra ta eztul lehorra) eta gaur iritsi jaku azterneta epidemiologikoaren konfirmaziñoa. Koronabirusa da. Nire kasuan arina da ta ondo nago baina oso oso kutsakorra eta super arriskutsua ahulago dagoen jendearentzako. Hau ez da tontakeria, izan konsziente, ez hartu arinkeriaz, hildakoak dauz eta bizi asko jokoan eta ondiño ez dakigu noraiño helduko dan kontua, beraz, arduratsuak izateko txertoa ipinteko garaia da danon hobebeharrez. Elkartasun garaia da! Etxean geratzekoa eta babestu besteak! Orain 15 egun berrogeialdi eta aurrerago ikusiko da✊❤.Zaindu zaitezte!!😙😙😙😙/ Hola a [email protected]!! Ez oficial, desde el viernes por la tarde tengo los síntomas (fiebre y tos seca) y hoy nos ha llegado la confirmación del test epidemiológico. És coronavirus. Mi caso es leve y estoy bien pero es muy muy contagioso y superpeligroso para la gente que está más debil. Ésto no es tontería, ser conscientes, no lo tomeis a la ligera, hay muertos, muchas vidas en juego y aún no sabemos hasta donde va a llegar ésto por lo que ha llegado la hora de ponerse la vacuna de la responsabilidad por el bien común. Es tiempo de solidad y generosidad! De quedarse en casa y proteger a los demás. Ahora me tocan 15 dias en cuarentena y después ya se verá✊❤! Cuidaros mucho😙😙😙😙/ Olá galera! Ez oficial, desde sexta-feira à tarde tenho sintomas (febre e tosse seca) e hoje recebemos confirmação do teste epidemiológico. É um coronavírus. Meu caso é leve e estou bem, mas é muito muito contagioso e super perigoso para pessoas que são mais fracas. Isso não é bobagem, esteja ciente, não leve a sério, há mortos, muitas vidas em jogo e ainda não sabemos até que ponto isso vai dar, então chegou a hora de ser vacinado pela responsabilidade pelo bem comum . É um tempo de solidão e generosidade! Ficar em casa e proteger os outros. Agora tenho 15 dias em quarentena e depois será visto✊❤! Cuide-se😙😙😙😙 #etxeangeratu #yomequedoencasa #quedatencasa

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Fame can afford a person a lot of privileges, but immunity to the coronavirus COVID-19 is not one of them. As some celebrities misguidedly don hazmat suits and face masks to safeguard themselves, others have commenced wisely self-isolating as a preventative measure.

Several are using their platforms to urge everyone to stay informed and take this pandemic seriously. But since no one is immune, several celebrities, athletes, politicians, and other public figures have been diagnosed. As the pandemic continues, we will keep this list updated.

Here’s the list of popular people who have been diagnosed with the novel virus:

1. Kristofer Hivju

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Greetings from Norway! Sorry to say that I, today, have tested positive for COVID19, Corona virus. My familiy and I are self-isolating at home for as long as it takes. We are in good health – I only have mild symptoms of a cold. There are people at higher risk for who this virus might be a devastating diagnosis, so I urge all of you to be extremely careful; wash your hands, keep 1,5 meters distance from others, go in quarantine; just do everything you can to stop the virus from spreading. Together we can fight this virus and avert a crisis at our hospitals. Please take care of each other, keep your distance, and stay healthy! Please visit your country's Center for Disease Control's website, and follow the regulations for staying safe and protecting not just yourselves, but our entire community, and especially those at risk like the elderly and people with pre-existing conditions. @grymolvaerhivju #fightcorona #solidarity #takecare #folkehelseinstituttet Thanks to @panoramaagency

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The “Game of Thrones” actor declared openly on Monday, March 16 that he had been diagnosed but that he has “mild symptoms of a cold.”

2. Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson

Oscar-winner Tom Hanks announced on March 11 that he and his wife, actress Rita Wilson, tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

3. Idris Elba

The actor posted a video on his Twitter feed declaring openly to his fans that he tested positive for COVID-19.

4. Olga Kurylenko 

Kurylenko, an actress best known for her role in the James Bond film “Quantum of Solace,” announced on March 15 that she had tested positive.

5. Francisco Garcia

Source/ Independent. co.uk

A 21-year-old Spanish football coach Francisco Garcia died from coronavirus. He was already suffering from a form of leukemia.

More than 173,000 cases recorded globally are government officials, celebrities and sports personalities as authorities around the world grapple to contain the spread of coronavirus.

High-rise events like the annual Met Gala – often referred to as fashion’s biggest night out have also been postponed due to the virus.

Stay tuned to Brandsynario for the latest news and updates.

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