The coronavirus pandemic has spread to at least 188 countries and territories, with the worldwide death toll from the virus surpassing 370,000.
Among the 6.1 million cases recorded globally are government officials, celebrities and sports personalities as authorities around the world grapple to contain the spread of the virus.
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson: The popular Hollywood couple announced on March 11 that they were infected and were admitted to a Gold Coast hospital in Australia.
Olga Kurylenko: The French actress, who starred in the Bond movie Quantum of Solace, announced on March 15 that she had tested positive for the coronavirus.
Idris Elba: The British actor and musician said he has tested positive for COVID-19 on March 16 in a video posted on social media and that, although he had no symptoms so far, he was isolating himself from others.
Kristofer Hivju: The 41-year-old actor, who played Tormund on Game of Thrones, tested positive for the new coronavirus on March 17. Known for his fiery red hair and beard, he said he and his family were in self-isolation at home in Norway.
Debi Mazar: known for her roles in Entourage and Goodfellas, shared a lengthy Instagram post in late March about her experience with COVID-19.
Daniel Dae Kim: The South Korean-American actor best known for the television series Hawaii Five-0, said on Thursday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus. Kim, speaking from his home in Hawaii, announced the news in an Instagram posting and video.
Placido Domingo: On March 22, the Spanish opera singer said he had tested positive for coronavirus and had gone into self-isolation with his family.
Andy Cohen: The US radio and television talk show host, producer, and writer tested positive for the coronavirus on March 20.
Chris Cuomo: The CNN news anchor was diagnosed with COVID-19 and will be working from home, the network said in a memo to employees on March 31.
Pink: On April 3, American singer Alecia Beth Moore, known as Pink, announced on Twitter she and her three-year-old son had spent two weeks in isolation after testing positive for coronavirus. They had both recovered, the singer said, announcing she was donating $1 million to help fight the pandemic.
Brooke Baldwin: the CNN anchor who works with Chris Cuomo, said she had been diagnosed with the virus and had been following all the recommendations.
David Bryan: Bon Jovi keyboard player said on social media that he has tested positive for coronavirus. He didn’t specify how he contracted the virus.
Kiran Kumar: The 74-year-old Indian actor is under home quarantine after he tested positive on May 24. The actor said he asymptomatic and is doing ‘absolutely fine’.
Andrea Bocelli: The world famous Italian tenor who gave a virtual concert in Milan’s Duomo on April 12, revealed on May 26 that he had contracted and recovered from COVID-19 in early March.