Famous people infected with Coronavirus: Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans up until last year.
The new coronavirus (Covid-19) is spreading fast. More than 127,000 people are known to be infected and over 4,700 deaths have been recorded – including the 2 confirmed cases in Nigeria. The bulk of cases and fatalities have been confined to China, but the virus is spreading internationally.
Here are well-known people — politicians, sports stars or celebrities — who have tested positive for the coronavirus.
SEE THEM ON THE PAGES BELOW