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As the days 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.

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1. Chris Rock

Chris Rock shares via Twitter that he tested positive for COVID-19 and encourages everyone to get vaccinated. 

2. Wendy Williams

Wendy Williams talk show will be delayed because of her COVID Diagnosis

3. Nicki Minaj

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Nicki Minaj announced he contracted COVID-19 on Twitter

4. Drake

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Drake announced his COVID diagnosis in the IG comment section and Certified Lover Boy

5. Cedric Ceballos

The former NBA Slam Dunk champ posting this photo asking for your prayers

6. Rev. Jesse Jackson and his wife, Jacqueline

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Famed civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. and his wife have been hospitalized after testing positive for COVID-19. Jackson, 79, and his wife, Jacqueline, 77, were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, according to a statement released by their son Jonathan Jackson.

7. Rapper Jim Jones

8. Kelly Price

9. DJ Khaled

10. Nick Cannon Tests Positive For COVID-19, Niecy Nash To Host ‘The Masked Singer’

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Nick Cannon is the latest high-profile celebrity to be stricken by the COVID-19 condition. With the media personality and television host taking off time to properly quarantine, Niecy Nash has been tapped to temporarily host The Masked Singer ahead of its upcoming season. Tap Here To Read More

11. Michael Strahan

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The former NFL all-pro and now Good Morning America Host tested positive for COVID-19 according to TMZ

12. Dave Chappelle

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13. Karl-Anthony Towns

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Minnesota Timberwolves superstar Karl-Anthony Towns is the latest NBA baller to test positive for COVID-19.

Towns revealed the devastating news on Twitter Friday evening (Jan.15). His positive test’s news comes after he just returned from a wrist injury, now he will miss even more time. Towns’ positive COVID-19 diagnosis is personal to him, being that during the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, both his mom, Jacqueline Brooks, and dad caught the virus. His father recovered, but his mother passed away due to complications from the coronavirus after being put in a medically induced coma. He later revealed that he lost other family members to COVID-19.

14. Award Winning Journalist and Talk Show Host Larry King

Veteran talk show host Larry King has been hospitalized in Los Angeles with COVID-19.

15. Shemar Moore provides COVID-19 health update

“Covid tried to disrespect a Brutha.. covid is a brutal test… it’s rough!!! oh but I’m riding this quarantine at home out and I’m passing this test DAMMIT!!! Covid ain’t shutting down my swag… SH*T!!! 😅💪🏾🙏🏽🤩 #wearamask (in them streets)😷”

16. Shemar Moore talks about COVID diagnosis and symptoms

Actor Shemar Moore talks about his COVID diagnosis

17. Britney Spears longtime boyfriend, Sam Asghari, tests positive for coronavirus

Sam took to twitter stating, ” 2020 has been a crazy/twisted year for all of us. Recently I tested positive for Covid-19, I was lucky enough to catch the news before being around and infecting my loved ones (friends, family, significant other). I quickly isolated myself and started my quarantine process alone. 🙏🏽”

18. ‘RHOD’ Star D’Andra Simmons Hospitalized with COVID-19

Podcast host Kate Casey took to Twitter to announce ‘RHOD’ Star D’Andra Simmons was hospitalized with COVID-19. Simmons rep confirmed the news to TMZ and went on to say D’Andra’s been admitted into the COVID ward at UT Southwestern Hospital and isn’t doing well.

19. Sharon Osbourne

Talk show host Sharon Osbourne announced that she was hospitalized after testing positive for COVID

20. Queen Sugar Actress carol Sutton

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Actress Carol Sutton dies of COVID-19 complications at 76

21. Ashanti

Singer Ashanti tested positive for COVID

22. Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister Jr

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Friday Actor Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister Jr passed away reportedly due to COVD related issues

23. Ellen DeGeneres

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Ellen DeGeneres has tested positive for COVID

24. Gospel Singer Fred Hammond reveals he has coronavirus.

Gospel Singer Fred Hammond reveals he along with other members of his family have tested positive for COVID-19. He went on to reiterate the importance of masks as he believes he may have been too relaxed a time or two which led to his current diagnosis. 

Hammond also confirmed while he is on day five since testing and had a rough weekend last weekend but is unsure of if the worst has passed. 

Our prayers for a speedy recovery are with Fred Hammon and his family during this time.

25. 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. 

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

Bad Girl, Natalie Nunn shares A video from the hospital on Instagram that she has tested positive for Coronavirus 

29. 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

30. Robert Pattinson Tests Positive For COVID-19, Halting ‘The Batman’

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After an initial report released Thursday (September 4) stated that production on the upcoming film The Batman halted due to a crewmember contracting the virus, Vanity Fair revealed that the crewmember in question was none other than The Batman star Robert Pattinson.

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 Hart

Kevin Hart

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 MOREart

33. Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt

According to TMZ Jamaica’s minister of health, Dr. Chistopher Tuftonhas 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. Peter Thomas

Peter Thomas from the Real Housewives of Atlanta has contracted COVID-19. Thomas shared the news on Instagram, saying he neglected to social distance and wear a mask. “Let me tell you something, wear your mask, wear gloves, practice social distancing,” the reality star said. 

35. Madonna


Madonna shared on Instagram “When you test positive for anti-bodies it means you HAD the virus which I clearly did as I was sick at the end of my tour in Paris over 7 weeks ago along with many other artists in my show but at the time.”

36. Kanye West

Kanye West

Kanye West shared during an interview with Forbes that he had COVID-19 in February 2020 “I remember someone had told me Drake had the coronavirus and my response was, ‘Drake can’t be sicker than me!'” His symptoms included “chills, shaking in the bed”

37. Marcus Smart

38. Herman Cain

Herman Cain

Herman Cain, Former Presidential Candidate, Dies Of COVID-19 Complications At 74. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE

39. Shereé Whitfield

40. ABC’s The Bachelor, Colton Underwood

ABC's The Bachelor, Colton Underwood


41. Troy Sneed

Troy Sneed


42. Mel Gibson

Mel Gibson


43. 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

44. Real Housewives of New York, Ramona Singer

Real Housewives of New York, Ramona Singer


45. Jason Collins

Jason Collins

Jason Collins, the first openly gay player to ever play in any of four major North American pro sports leagues, tested positive for COVID-19. He tweeted “I tested positive for COVID19. I believe I got it while on a trip to NYC at the beginning of the month for the Brooklyn Nets Pride night game. I had my first symptoms on Wed Mar 11. Terrible headache. A few days later I had a fever and then the cough.”

46. “Good Morning America” anchor George Stephanopoulos

"Good Morning America" anchor George Stephanopoulos

47. Bryan Cranston

48. Real Housewives Of Orange County, Shannon Beador

49. Spencer Dinwiddie

Spencer Dinwiddie

50. New York Knicks Owner, James Dolan

New York Knicks Owner, James Dolan


51. Actress Anna Camp

52. 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

53. 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.

54. 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. Tap Here To Learn More

55. Patrick Ewing

56. Fat Trel

Fat Trel

D.C. Rapper Fat Trel shared with his fans and followers that he been confirmed with COVID-19 while in jail after dealing with symptoms. In his Instagram story he posted “#PRAY4GLEESH I GOT CORONA VIRUS 😤😭😤”

57. Von Miller

Von Miller

It has been a month since COVID-19 effectively changed how we currently live our lives. The sports world has been affected as all major sports leagues are virtually shut down. After Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell became the first two NBA players to test positive for COVID-19, the virus began affecting not only athletes but their family members as well. Now the NFL is being affected by the virus and it happens to be one of the most dominant pass rushers in the league.

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.

58. Babyface


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.”

59. Bebe Winans

In an interview with SiriusXM’s The Joe Madison Show the Gospel icon BeBe Winans said: “I don’t know why, but sometimes we believe that, and even myself being cautious, when the outbreak started, I did just a little travel. I was actually in New York and I was like, well, I’m going to Detroit because I had a friend pass and we were having a funeral and just that little travel, I caught it.” BeBe Winans admits in the recent interview that he too had the mentality that he could not contract it and even though he say’s he was cautious somehow got it, but he did not require hospitalization. However in the same interview he revealed that his brother who had also tested positive did require hospital treatment for 4 or 5 days as well as his mother. BeBe also said that although he is a man of faith he admits that you do have to use common sense in the battle of COVID-19. BeBe say’s that he is now on the recovering side of the coronavirus.

60. Marvin Winans

Marvin Winans


61. Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne Tests Positive for Coronavirus COVID-19

62. Ali Wentworth

Ali Wentworth


63. Adam Schlesinger, Fountains of Wayne co-founder

Adam Schlesinger, Fountains of Wayne co-founder passed due to complications from COVID-19

64. John Prine

65. “Power” Actress Debi Mazar

66. Prince Albert II of Monaco

Prince Albert II of Monaco

67. Singer Charlotte Lawrence

68. Record Breaking NFL Kicker Tom Dempsey

Record Breaking NFL Kicker Tom Dempsey


69. P!NK and son Jameson

70. Doris Burke

Doris Burke


71. Rapper YNW Melly

72. Jazz Pianist Ellis Marsalis Jr.

Jazz musician Ellis Marsalis Jr. passed away in Louisiana on April 1 after battling pneumonia brought on by the coronavirus. He was 85. 

73. Brooke Baldwin

74. Designer Jenny Polanco

75. Celebrity Chef Floyd Cardoz

Celebrity Chef Floyd Cardoz Dies of Coronavirus in New Jersey at 59

76. Chris Cuomo

77. Scarface



78. Prince Charles, Prince Of Wales

Prince Charles, Prince Of Wales


79. Slim Thug

80. Manu Dibango

Manu Dibango


81. Boris Johnson

82. Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant

83. Idris Elba

84. Sabrina Dhowre Elba

Sabrina Dhowre Elba


85. DJ Black N Mild

DJ Black N Mild


86. Rudy Gobert

87. Tom Hanks

88. Rita Wilson

89. Donovan Mitchell

Donovan Mitchell

90. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, the wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, the wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

91. Callum Hudson-Odoi of Chelsea during the Premier League

Callum Hudson-Odoi of Chelsea during the Premier League


92. Australia’s former home affairs minister Peter Dutton

Australia's former home affairs minister Peter Dutton


93. Arsenal’s Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta

Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta


94. Francis Suarez

Francis Suarez