– Politicians –
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his infection with the emerging corona virus after he showed “slight symptoms” of the disease, as the British government announced on Friday.
The British Minister of Health Matt Hancock also announced that he had contracted the virus.
Before that, Prince Charles, 71, the British Crown Prince, contracted the emerging coronavirus with mild symptoms of the disease, as his office announced last Wednesday.
On March 19, the Monaco Palace announced that Prince Albert II was infected with the new coronavirus, confirming that he could continue working from his own residence and that his “health condition was not a cause for concern.”
The European chief negotiator for Brexit Michel Barnier, 69, also announced that his test result had been positive and that he was HIV-19 infected. But he said his health called for reassurance in a video posted on Twitter.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has placed himself in house isolation for two weeks since March 13, after his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau’s tests were positive.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel also placed herself in quarantine on Sunday after contacting an infected doctor. The result of the first examination conducted on Monday was negative.
The Finnish presidency announced that the 82-year-old Nobel Peace Prize laureate Martti Ahtisaari was infected with the new Corona virus.
– Artists –
The famous Cameroonian saxophonist Manu Dipango died in France from a 19-year-old Covid injury at the age of 86, according to Thierry Doubert, publisher of the musical artist Agence France-Presse.
American playwright Terence McNally died on Tuesday of complications from being infected with the emerging coronavirus at 81 years of age, his agent told AFP.
Before him, singer Orlos Mabelle, star of modern Congolese rumba, who was infected with the new Corona virus, died on Thursday in Paris.
Young Canadian singer Lenny-Kim announced Saturday that he had contracted the disease.
Also on Sunday, Spanish opera singer Placido Domingo announced his injury, saying he was “in good health.”
And US media reported on Sunday that former film producer Harvey Weinstein, who was recently sentenced to 23 years in prison for sexual assault and rape, was infected with the virus.
Tom Hanks and his wife, actress and singer Rita Wilson, the first Hollywood superstar to report their injury on March 12, said they were improving after about two weeks of quarantine in Australia.
Also on March 16, British actor Idris Elba announced that his examination was positive and placed himself in isolation.
The 70-year-old Chilean writer, Luis Cibolveda, who lives in northern Spain, contracted the virus and remains in hospital. He felt the first symptoms on February 25, two days after returning from a literary festival in Portugal.
– Sports World –
Former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz died last Saturday, three days after being hospitalized, as a result of Covid-19.
Several players in the Juventus Torino football team were injured, including French Blaise Matuidi, world soccer champion with the French national team in 2018, who has voluntarily isolated himself at home since March 11, after a positive test result.
Last Saturday, AC Milan announced that legendary former defender Paulo Maldini and his son Daniel had infected the new Corona virus.
In England, Arsenal coach Michael Arteta announced that his test was positive, as was a player from Chelsea.
Turkish soccer player Fatih Terem, Galatasaray coach, was also infected with the virus.
Tests of at least 15 NBA basketball players were positive, including Brooklyn Nets superstar Kevin Durant and French Rudi Goubert (Utah).
The French volleyball team superstar, Arvin Ngapith, was admitted Thursday to the hospital due to the new Corona. LINK