Coronavirus: Celebrities, public figures diagnosed with COVID-19 so far

Celebrities may have fame and fortune, but the novel coronavirus outbreak does not discriminate. 

While some self-isolating stars spend their spare time with their pet donkeys and others don hazmat suits to the airport, other ailing A-Listers have retreated from the spotlight as victims of the pandemic.

The takeaway? It doesn't matter if you're a Bond girl, Game of Thrones warrior or a beautifully chiselled man with an English accent - no one is immune to COVID-19.

Celebrities with COVID-19 (as of Wednesday, March 18)

  • Tom Hanks
  • Rita Wilson
  • Idris Elba
  • Kristofer Hivju - played Tormund on Game of Thrones 
  • Olga Kurylenko - played Bond girl Camille Montes in Quantom of Solace
  • Rachel Matthews - played Honeymaren in Frozen 2.

Politicians and politicians' spouses with COVID-19

  • UK Health Minister Nadine Dorries
  • Miami Mayor Francis Suarez
  • Spanish Minister of Equality Irene Montero
  • French Minister of Culture Franck Riester
  • Wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau
  • Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri
  • Catalan regional leader Quim Torra
  • Catalan deputy head of government Pere Aragonés
  • Wife of Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, Begoña Gómez
  • Australian Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton
  • Vice President of Iran for Women and Family Affairs Masoumeh Ebtekar
  • Iranian Parliament members Mojtaba Zolnour and Mahmoud Sadeghi
  • Iranian Deputy Health Minister Iraj Harirchi
  • Mayor of Tehran’s 13th district Morteza Rahmanzadeh
  • Iranian head of coronavirus management in Qom, Mohamad Reza Ghadir
  • Brazilian President's press secretary Fabio Wajngarten
  • Iranian diplomat Hadi Khosroshahi and Expediency Council member Mohammad Mirmohammadi died after contracting COVID-19.

Athletes and sports figures with COVID-19

  • Four Brooklyn Nets players including Kevin Durant
  • Anonymous New York Yankees minor league player
  • Utah Jazz players Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell
  • Cleveland State women's basketball coach Chris Kielsmeier
  • Detroit Pistons forward Christian Wood
  • Real Madrid power forward Trey Thompkins
  • Anonymous Colonial Athletic Association official
  • Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta
  • Chelsea winger Callum-Hudson-Odoi
  • Troyes AC striker Hyun-Jun Suk
  • Hannover defender Timo Hübers
  • Paderborn defender Luca Kilian
  • Valencia defenders Ezequiel Garay and Eliaquim Mangala
  • Three anonymous Valencia players
  • Six soccer players from Italian club UC Sampdoria
  • Three soccer players from Italian club Fiorentina
  • Juventus defender Daniele Rugani
  • Swiss Football Association President Dominique Blanc
  • Nottingham Forest and Olympiakos owner Evangelos Marinakis
  • Unidentified Seattle Dragons player
  • Colombian cyclist Fernando Gaviria
  • Russian cyclist Dmitry Strakhov.

Other public figures

  • Universal Music Chairman and CEO Lucian Grainge
  • Chilean writer and journalist Luis Sepúlveda
  • Australian TV journalist Richard Wilkins
  • Matthew Broderick's sister Janet Broderick.