These are the first celebrities affected by the coronavirus

These are the first infected with COVID-19 in show business.

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, Justin Trudeau and Sophe Grégoire.

These celebrities have announced that they are in quarantine after the positive results for CoVid-19. / Photos: instagram.com/tomhanks, instagram.com/sophiegregoiretrudeau

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The pandemic virus COVID-19 has already entered the world of entertainment. It was to be expected, since part of the work of singers, actors, and many celebrities consists of traveling on tours or filming, which increases their risk of contagion from the coronavirus. This is the case of these celebrities, who seem to be the first in the entertainment world to be infected with Coronavirus.

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson

Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson are currently in Australia, where the Baz Luhrman film about Elvis Presley is being filmed, in which the famous actor will play the manager of the legendary singer. It was a rumor that one of the members of the Warner Bros. production could perhaps be infected with COVID-19, and to end the suspicions, both the actor and Warner released an official statement confirming that it was the two time Oscar winner and his wife.

In his statement, Hanks seems calm, saying that he and Wilson have felt somewhat exhausted, with flu symptoms and fevers that come and go, that they were examined and tested positive for Coronavirus. He also says that what follows now is simply to follow to the letter all official medical protocols . He, his wife and all those who have had contact with them and are in contact with them will remain in quarantine and under medical observation.

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Rudy Gobert


I want to thank everyone for the outpouring of concern and support over the last 24 hours. I have gone through so many emotions since learning of my diagnosis…mostly fear, anxiety, and embarrassment. The first and most important thing is I would like to publicly apologize to the people that I may have endangered. At the time, I had no idea I was even infected. I was careless and make no excuse. I hope my story serves as a warning and causes everyone to take this seriously. I will do whatever I can to support using my experience as way to educate others and prevent the spread of this virus . I am under great care and will fully recover. Thank you again for all your support. I encourage everyone to take all of the steps to stay safe and healthy. Love.

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This is a French basketball player currently playing in the Utah Jazz in the NBA. A few days ago at a press conference, the basketball player had mocked the security measures taken by the league and at the end of the press conference, he had jokingly tampered with the table and the microphones. Now, just before the game against Oklahoma, an NBA player was confirmed to be infected with COVID-19 and later reconfirmed to be him. The player since has published on his Instagram account a long reflection and apologies for his joke a few days ago and clarified that at the time of doing it he did not know that he was infected.

The 2019-2020 NBA season is now suspended and Gobert's team is in quarantine, as are possibly the teams the Utah Jazz recently faced.

Sophie Gregoire, Canadian First Lady

Sophie Gregoire, Justin Trudeau's wife, Prime Minister of Canada, tested positive for COVID-19 in a medical test according to an official ministry statement. Gregoire is in good shape and following the necessary precautions and medical protocols.

As for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, he has no symptoms and his health is optimal. However, he will continue to perform his duties from the isolation he will be in for the next 14 days until he is tested for coronavirus. His wife will also be isolated and quarantined.