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5+ Celebs Who Have Tested Positive For The Coronavirus

Sarah Kester 17 Mar 2020

When it comes to the coronavirus, not even your favorite celebs are immune.

Here are the celebs who have tested positive for the coronavirus.

As the coronavirus pandemic increases rapidly around the globe, more and more celebs are getting involved.

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This includes everyone from Taylor Swift to Ariana Grande to even Arnold Schwarzenegger and his two pets.

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For instance, Ariana pleaded to her fans on Twitter to take the virus seriously.

She included several other follow-up tweets about the virus, where she addressed people's concerns.

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“'well some of us have to work!' i understand and entirely support your frustration," she wrote.

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"i do not mean to disrespect anyone who doesn’t have the privilege of cancelled work or being able to call out of their work. but, this is a national emergency and a pandemic of global proportion."

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Taylor Swift and her cat even got involved in the fight!

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"For Meredith, self quarantining is a way of life. Be like Meredith," she captioned this very important PSA on Instagram.

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And, speaking of animals, Arnold Schwarzenegger posted the most adorable — and stern — warning about social distancing.

He did so with his pet pony and pet donkey, Lulu and Whiskey.

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There's a good reason celebs have been advocating for things like self-quarantining and social distancing.

It's to protect the general public and also, because celebs are not immune to the virus.

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This was made more than obvious when more and more celeb cases started popping up.

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Take a look at the gallery below to see which celebs have tested positive for the coronavirus.

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1. Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson

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The longtime couple was the first celebrities to announce that they had tested positive for the virus.

They contracted it while overseas in Australia.

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They've been keeping fans up-to-date on their condition with the most heartwarming posts.

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Their son, Chet, has also been giving fans updates on his ill parents.

The latest update on the couple was a positive one! Yesterday, they were released from the Australia hospital.

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2. Kristofer Hivju

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The Game of Thrones alum shared with fans on Monday that he had tested positive for the virus.

He's currently in self-isolation with his fam.

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3. Idris Elba

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The Fast & The Furious actor, alongside his wife, Sabrina Dhowre, revealed the scary news to fans on Monday.

However, he said that he wasn't experiencing any symptoms and told them not to panic.

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4. Olga Kurylenko

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The Quantum of Solace actress let fans in on her diagnosis on Sunday, March 16.

"Fever and fatigue," she wrote are her main symptoms.

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5. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau

Canadians were shocked when the wife of Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau tested positive for COVID-19.

"She is feeling well, is taking all the recommended precautions and her symptoms remain mild," a statement from Trudeau's office read.

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6. Rudy Gobert

NBA player Rudy Gobert revealed last week that he had tested positive for the virus.

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He apologized for touching the microphones at a press event as a joke.

In his statement, he also wrote that he is "under great care" and plans to recover soon.

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