Less than a month out from Election Night, many of the Trump Administration members and republican officials have tested positive with coronavirus following President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump diagnosis last week.
President Trump one upped himself just 4 days after announcing he tested positive for the coronavirus, Monday evening he left the hospital and TOOK HIS MASK OFF in public.
Tuesday morning, singer Trey Songz announced he tested positive for COVID-19 but said he will be taking his diagnosis very seriously and quarantining stating, “Don’t Be Like The President!”
Hit the gallery below for the current list of political figures, athletes, and celebrities who have tested postive for COVID-19.
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson were the first celebrities to publicly announce their positive COVID-19 results. Since then many celebrities and sports figures have tested positive for COVID-19 and some unfortunately suffered grave losses.
See the gallery below for the latest celebrities who have tested positive or have suffered a death due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
Public Figures And Celebs Who Tested Positive For Or Died Due To COVID-19 (Updated October 2020) was originally published on rnbphilly.com
1. Donald Trump’s son Barron Trump tested positive for coronavirusSource:Getty
2. Trey Songz tests positive for COVID-19
The 35-year-old “Say Ahh” singer made the reveal on social media. “Down but not out! Stay safe y’all! Wear your mask. Wash your hands. ,” is the caption of his Instagram
The singer noted that he’d been getting tested periodically since he’s been out protesting and helping with food drives, and all had a young son at home. That said, he is not playing any games.
He added, “7.5 million Americans have contracted COVID. One out of 1000 Black people have died from it. I will be taking it seriously. I will be self-quarantining in my house until I see a negative sign… If you come in contact with COVID please do the same. Don’t be like the President.” READ MORE HERE.
3. New England Patriots Quarterback Cam Newton tests positive for COVID-19.
New England Patriots Quarterback Cam Newton tests positive for COVID-19.
4. RNC chairwoman Ronna McDaniel tests positive for the coronavirus.
RNC chairwoman Ronna McDaniel tests positive for the coronavirus.
5. Chris Christie former governor of New Jersey tests positive for the coronavirus.
Chris Christie former governor of New Jersey tests positive for the coronavirus.
6. 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.”
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. Karoline Leavitt, White House assistant press secretary, Tests Positive For COVID-19
Karoline Leavitt, White House assistant press secretary, tests positive for COVID-19.
10. 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.
11. Republican Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson 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.
12. Republican North Carolina U.S. Senator Thom Tillis Tests Positive For COVID-19
Republican North Carolina U.S. Senator Thom Tillis tests positive for the coronavirus.
13. Republican Utah Senator Mike Lee Tests Positive For COVID-19
Republican Utah Senator Mike Lee tests positive for the coronavirus.
14. Assistant to the President, Nicholas Luna, Tests Positive For COVID-19
Assistant to the President, Nicholas Luna, tests positive for the coronavirus.
15. White House Press Secretary, Kayleigh McEnany, Tests Positive For COVID-19
White House Press Secretary, Kayleigh McEnany, revealed she tested positive for COVID-19.
17. Trump Aide Hope Hicks Tests Positive For COVID-19
18. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and First Lady Test Positive For CoronaVirus
19. Giuliana Rancic and Vivica A. Fox
20. President Donald Trump and Melania Trump Test Positive For COVID-19
President Donald Trump took to Twitter shortly before 1 a.m. Friday morning to announce he and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19. CLICK HERE to see his response and what led to his diagnosis.
22. Reality TV Star Natalie Nunn in the hospital due to COVID-19
Natalie Nunn on testing positive for the coronavirus, “I thought I was coughing and having as asthma attack the last 4 days due to the smoke outside in Northern California from all the fires …. well unfortunately I have tested positive for Covid 19! Please keep me and my family in your prayers as this is such a scary time for myself and my family!”
Natalie Nunn is a reality television personality from Bad Girls Club, Celebrity Big Brother and Hair Battle Spectacular.
23. Former Temptation Bruce Williamson Died From COVID-19Learn More
24. Comedian Tiffany Haddish Tests Positive For CoronavirusSource:Getty
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.
25. Robert Pattinson Tests Positive For COVID-19, Halting ‘The Batman’
COVID-19 is apparently setting its sights on its next victims: the DC Extended Universe. 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. READ MORE…
26. Seinfeld Actor, Bryan Cranston
27. D.L. Hughley
28. “Good Morning America” anchor George Stephanopoulos
29. 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.”
30. 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 MORE
31. Real Housewives of New York, Ramona Singer
32. Atlanta, GA Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms
33. Actor Mel Gibson
34. Gospel Star Troy Sneed Dies at 52 Due to COVID-19
Grammy-nominated gospel singer Troy Sneed passed away early on Monday, April 27th due to coronavirus complications.
35. Real Housewives Of Orange County, Shannon Beador
36. Shereé Whitfield
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.”
38. 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.
39. Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie tested positive 2x
Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie announced he will not participate in the NBA restart after again testing positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday July 7th.
40. 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”
41. “Power” Actress Debi Mazar
42. 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.
43. NFL Champion 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.
44. D.C. Rapper 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 😤😭😤” https://bit.ly/2W9CtQr
45. Karl-Anthony Towns’ Mother, Jackie Towns, Passes From COVID-19 Complications
Karl-Anthony Towns was one of the first American celebrities to hammer home the seriousness of the novel coronavirus and the cropping up of COVID-19 cases. Sadly, the Towns family suffered a major loss due to the disease after the NBA big man’s mother passed from complications arising from COVID-19.
Late last month, the Minnesota Timberwolves star shared his family’s ordeal regarding the coronavirus, stating that both his parents… READ MORE
46. Kierra Sheard reveals her grandparents are recovering from COVID-19
47. Broadway Star Brian Stokes Mitchell
49. 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.
50. P!NK and son Jameson
51. Rapper YNW Melly
52. Chris Cuomo
53. Brad Jordan (Scarface)
54. Jazz Pianist Ellis Marsalis Jr. passes away due to the coronavirus
55. CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin
56. Prince Charles
57. Celebrity Chef Floyd Cardoz Dies of Coronavirus in New Jersey at 59
Cardoz won Top Chef Masters Season 3 reality show challenge in 2011.
58. Slim Thug
59. African Saxophonist Manu Dibango Dies Of CoronaVirus COVID-19
His biggest hit, Soul Makossa’s “breakbeat” has been used in Hip-Hop over the years, including on the Jay-Z song “Face Off” featuring Sauce Money on his 1998 Album “In My Lifetime, Vol. 1.” Dibango’s Family took to Facebook with the announcement: “Dear family, dear friends, dear fans, A voice raises from far away… It is with deep sadness that we announce you the loss of Manu Dibango, our Papy Groove, who passed away on 24th of March 2020, at 86 years old, further to covid 19.”
60. “Game of Thrones” star Kristofer Hivju
61. “The Bachelor” star Colton Underwood
62. “Lost” and “Hawaii Five-O” actor Daniel Dae Kim
63. Harvey Weinstein
64. Andy Cohen
65. Marcus Smart
66. Sean Payton
67. Kevin Durant
68. Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell
69. Idris Elba
70. Rudy Gobert
71. Doris Burke
72. Tom Hanks
73. Rita Wilson
74. Donovan Mitchell
75. President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonari
76. Australia’s Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton
77. Olga Kurylenko
78. Actress Anna Camp
79. Houston Rockets guard 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