As the months go by, more and more public figures are testing positive caught with the deadly coronavirus. As we learn more about COVID-19, many from all works of life have contracted the virus including Hollywood and the world of Sports.
See the full list below.
Chris Rock Joins List Of Public Figures With The Coronavirus (Updated September 2021) was originally published on rnbphilly.com
1. Chris Rock
Chris Rock shares via twitter that he tested positive for COVID-19 and encourages everyone to get vaccinated.
2. Wendy Williams
The Wendy Show instagram page announced Wendy Williams tested positive for COVID-19 on September 15th, 2021.
3. Rapper Nicki MinajSource:Apple Music/Beats 1 Radio
Nicki Minaj reportedly shared she tested positive for COVID on Twitter.
4. Rapper Jim Jones
Rapper Jim Jones said he had COVID on Instagram.
5. Kelly Price
6. Lamar Jackson NFL Honors Red CarpetSource:(Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
Lamar Jackson caught COVID for a second time in July 2021.
7. Michael StrahanSource:courtesy of Michael Strahan for Women's Empowerment 2018
According to TMZ, Michael Strahan recently tested positive for COVID-19. He is currently quarantining.
8. Dave ChappelleSource:Netlfix
10. Trey Songz
11. RNC chairwoman Ronna McDaniel tests positive for the coronavirus.
RNC chairwoman Ronna McDaniel tests positive for the coronavirus.
12. Chris Christie former governor of New Jersey tests positive for the coronavirus.
Chris Christie former governor of New Jersey tests positive for the coronavirus.
13. Kellyanne Conway, Former counselor to the President, tested positive for COVID-19.
Kellyanne shared on Twitter, “Tonight I tested positive for COVID-19. My symptoms are mild (light cough) and I’m feeling fine. I have begun a quarantine process in consultation with physicians. As always, my heart is with everyone affected by this global pandemic.”
14. Kellyanne Conway’s daughter Claudia has tested positive for COVID-19.
Claudia Conway just announced on TikTok that she’s positive for COVID-19. Claudia said her mother hid her diagnosis and infected her.
Claudia has been trying to get emancipated from her parents for a few months she’s in danger with her mother working for President Donald Trump.
15. Bill Stepien, Trump’s new campaign manager, has tested positive for COVID-19.
Bill Stepien, Trump’s new campaign manager, has tested positive for COVID-19.
16. Karoline Leavitt, White House assistant press secretary, Tests Positive For COVID-19
Karoline Leavitt, White House assistant press secretary, tests positive for COVID-19.
17. Chad Gilmartin, White House principal assistant press secretary, Tests Positive For COVID-19
Chad Gilmartin, White House principal assistant press secretary, tests positive for COVID-19.
18. Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson (R) Tests Positive For COVID-19
Wisconsin in U.S. Senate. Chair of Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee & Subcommittee on Europe & Regional Security Cooperation tests positive for COVID-19.
19. North Carolina U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R) Tests Positive For COVID-19
Republican North Carolina U.S. Senator Thom Tillis tests positive for the coronavirus.
20. Republican Utah Senator Mike Lee Tests Positive For COVID-19
Republican Utah Senator Mike Lee tests positive for the coronavirus.
21. Assistant to the President, Nicholas Luna, Tests Positive For COVID-19
Nicholas Luna, one of the White House aides who works closest to President Trump, has tested positive for coronavirus
22. White House Press Secretary, Kayleigh McEnany, Tests Positive For COVID-19
White House Press Secretary, Kayleigh McEnany, revealed she tested positive for COVID-19.
23. Trump Aide Hope Hicks Tests Positive For COVID-19
Trump Aide Hope Hicks Tests Positive For COVID-19, starting a chain reaction
24. New England Patriots Quarterback Cam Newton
ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter broke the news that former NFL MVP Cam Newton tested positive with COVID-19 and will sit out this weekends game vs., The Kansas City Chiefs.
25. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump
President Donald Trump and Melania Trump Test Positive For COVID-19. Read More here: https://wp.me/p2btKS-gEKQ
26. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and First Lady Test Positive For CoronaVirus
27. Giuliana Rancic and Vivica A. Fox
Giuliana Rancic and Vivica A. Fox pulled out of co-hosting E!’s virtual red carpet at the #Emmys after testing positive for coronavirus
28. Natalie Nunn
Former “Bad Girls Club” member Natalie Nunn details her battle with COVID-19
29. Former Temptation Bruce Williamson Died From COVID-19
It’s being reported that a former member of the Temptations, Bruce Williamson, has passed away from COVID-19, at the age of 49.
Bruce Williamson a Los Angeles, California native with gospel roots came to be a member of the Temptations singing lead in 2007. Williamson appeared on two albums before leaving the group in 2015.
30. Comedian Tiffany Haddish reveals she tested positive for Coronavirus
Comedian Tiffany Haddish reveals she tested positive for coronavirus during a 34-minute interview about COVID-19 with Dr. Anthony Fauci on her YouTube channel.
“I was working on a movie and someone in the movie contracted coronavirus. I was not in direct contact with them, but they sent all of us home, we stopped the movie. They suggested I go get tested. I got tested, got the results back two days later, they said I didn’t have the coronavirus. READ MORE
31. The Rock, Wife Lauren & 2 Daughters Tested Positive For COVID-19
In a video shared to his Instagram account on Wednesday (September 2), Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson announced that not only did he test positive for COVID-19 but so did his wife, Lauren Hashian-Johnson and their two daughters. CLICK HERE FOR MORE
32. Kevin HartSource:Getty
During a stand-up set over the weekend, Kevin Hart revealed that he battled COVID-19 earlier in the year. Hart shared the shocking revelation with attendees at Dave Chappelle’s An Intimate Socially Distanced Affair in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Hart explained why he didn’t share the news when he was first diagnosed with the virus telling the socially distanced crowd: “The problem is that I had it around the same time as Tom Hanks, and I couldn’t say anything because he’s more famous than I am.” CLICK HERE TO SEE MORE
33. Usain Bolt tests positive for COVID-19Source:Getty
According to TMZ Jamaica’s minister of health, Dr. Chistopher Tufton, has confirmed that the fastest man on earth has indeed tested positive for COVID-19 days after rumors began swirling that he’d been infected. Initially after the rumors started Bolt denied having the Rona but said he’d just been tested and was awaiting the results, but now it’s confirmed he’s self-isolating until he tests negative. Click here to read more
34. Herman Cain
Herman Cain, Former Presidential Candidate, Dies Of COVID-19 Complications At 74. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE
35. Russell Westbrook
Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook confirmed the reason why he hasn’t joined the team in Orlando for the NBA restart, he’s tested positive for COVID-19. Westbrook, 31, confirmed the positive diagnosis on Monday, writing, “I tested positive for COVID-19 prior to my teams departure to Orlando.” in a tweet that was later deleted CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE
36. Keisha Lance Bottoms
Keisha Lance Bottoms becomes the first mayor of a major American city to have tested positive for the virus. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE
37. D.L. Hughley
Comedian DL Hughley revealed on Saturday night that he has tested positive for COVID-19, one day after the Original King of Comedy and host of The DL Hughley Show fainted during a performance in Nashville, Tennessee on Friday night. Click Here To Learn More.
38. Ezekiel Elliott
According to NFL insider Ian Rapoport, several members of the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texans have tested positive for COVID-19. Per Rapoport, “none of the players are believed to have been in their team facilities” and that the teams “followed proper health protocols.”
Among those players who tested positive were Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott.
39. Patrick Ewing
NBA Legend and Georgetown Hoyas head coach Patrick Ewing announced that he has tested positive with CoronaVirus COVID-19. Ewing shared the news on his official Twitter account, saying “I want to share that I have tested positive for COVID-19. This virus is serious and should not be taken lightly. I want to encourage everyone to stay safe and take care of yourselves and your loved ones.”
Ewing is currently quarantined in a local hospital. He is the only member associated with the Hoyas basketball team known to test positive.
40. Von Miller
Von Miller, the Super Bowl 50 MVP tested positive according to his agent, Joby Branion. He says he’s in “good spirits”. He’s the most prominent figure in the NFL to have tested positive for the virus. Tap Here To Read More
41. Jackie Towns, The Mother Of NBA Star Karl Anthony TownsSource:Getty
42. Rapper Westside Gunn
On his 62nd birthday, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds made a shocking revelation – he and his family were infected with COVID-19.
“I feel so blessed to be able to celebrate another birthday,” he wrote in a statement posted to Twitter. “I tested positive for the Covid19 virus, as did my family. It’s an incredibly scary thing to go through my friends.”
The legendary singer/songwriter did not give an immediate timetable to his diagnosis but did say that he and his family no longer positive for the virus which has ravaged the world. “I’m happy to report we have now tested negative and are on our way back to full health.”
He urged everyone to “stay home” and “stay safe” but not without also sharing some positive news. Music fans were anticipating his Instagram Live battle with fellow legendary producer/singer/songwriter Teddy Riley as part of Timbaland and Swizz Beatz‘ VERZUZ series.
“Teddy!!! Let’s show them what Hip Hop/R&B music really means to the world,” he added, accepting the invitation for a new date and time: April 18th.
Get well soon, Babyface!
44. “Power” Actress Debi Mazar:
45. Actress Rachel Matthews (Voiced “Honeymaren” In Frozen 2)
46. Singer Charlotte Lawrence
47. Prince Albert II of Monaco Tests Positive for Coronavirus COVID-19.Source:WENN
48. Adam Schlesinger, Fountains of Wayne co-founder
49. Ali WentworthSource:WENN
50. Sara Bareilles Reveals She Had Coronavirus COVID-19 But Has Since RecoveredSource:WENN
51. John Prine
52. Former NBA Player Jason Collins
53. Jackson Browne Tests Positive for Coronavirus COVID-19Source:WENN
54. BeBe WinansSource:Radio One Digital
55. Marvin WinansSource:Getty
56. P!NK and son Jameson
57. Brooke Baldwin
58. Chris Cuomo
59. Jazz Pianist Ellis Marsalis Jr. Passed Away Due To COVID-19
60. Kevin Durant
61. Manu Dibango
62. Indira Varma
63. Daniel Dae Kim
64. Sabrina Dhowre Elba
65. Idris Elba
66. Andy Cohen
67. DJ Black N Mild
68. Harvey Weinstein
69. United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson
70. Rapper Slim Thug
71. Prince Charles, Prince Of Wales
72. Rapper Brad “Scarface” Jordan
73. Celebrity Chef Floyd Cardoz Dies of Coronavirus in New Jersey at 59
74. Designer Jenny Polanco
75. Rapper YNW Melly
76. Rudy Gobert
77. Tom Hanks
78. Rita Wilson
79. Donovan Mitchell
80. President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonari
81. Callum Hudson-OdoiSource:Getty
82. Australia’s former home affairs minister Peter DuttonSource:Getty
83. Arsenal Training SessionSource:Getty
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