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As much of the country begins to “re-open” more people are testing positive for COVID-19.

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson were the first celebrities to publicly announce their positive 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.

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Celebrities Who Tested Positive For Or Died Due To COVID-19 (Updated May 22nd)  was originally published on rnbphilly.com

1. “Power” Actress Debi Mazar

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I have just tested positive for Covid-19.I AM OK! About a month ago my entire home(husband and two teen daughters) got an odd bug- Low grade fever,headaches,sore throat,body aches,ears ringing and a dry cough.It cleared up quickly.Seasonal I thought?but it felt unusual/different... Two weeks later,March 15th,I woke up with all those same symptoms but super intense body aches,and 102.4 fever.I figured maybe I got the flu or..Corona?😬 I had had cocktails the evening prior,and smoked a few cigarettes. I figured I had jacked my immune system from having a fun night with friends.I called a doctor/friend to ask if I could get the Covid-19 test on 3/16.He said NO,I didn’t meet the criteria.I hadn’t recently traveled out of the country&I hadnt been with someone who had actually tested positive.I found this kind of a CRAZY criteria for a NY’er as I had taken the subway,gone to the theater,the grocery store,the pharmacy,hair salon,etc.I was the Mom who was trying to prepare the home and get supplies&bleach wipes,dry goods.extra food etc. Because we have Italian family in Italy and we follow the news closely,my biggest panic was why were they not closing schools in NYC &forbidding movement outside the home without permission,like China and all of Europe? Prospect Park yesterday,i hear was jumpin’! A friend told me that CityMD/Urgent Care in my neighborhood had test kits,which appealed to me as I wanted to stay away from the hospital. I went on 3/17.First I was tested for the flu-which was negative.Then they tested me for Covid-19. I was sent home and told to quarantine myself until I had results,which would take 3-7 days(in S.Korea it takes two hours) Well..today is day 5 and I just found out.Im hoping I’ve been through the worst of it already.Its very “morphy”.One day I feel crappy and the next I’m normal.Today my lungs are heavy,but I’m tough. I can breath,and I’m going to heal here,in my own home!My family is under quarantine for 14 days.They have no symptoms.I think we all had it possibly already?Who knows. Anyhow,stay home people!Protect yourselves&your loved ones.Build up your immune systems.Good Luck&God Bless us all! #alonetogether #physicaldistancing #stayhome

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2. 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. 

3. NFL Champion Von Miller

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.

4. D.C. Rapper Fat Trel

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

5. 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

6. Kierra Sheard reveals her grandparents are recovering from COVID-19

7. Broadway Star Brian Stokes Mitchell

8. BabyFace

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Stay Home, Stay Safe

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9. 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.

12. Chris Cuomo

13. Brad Jordan (Scarface)

14. Jazz Pianist Ellis Marsalis Jr. passes away due to the coronavirus

15. CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin

17. Designer Jenny Polanco

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19. Slim Thug

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Just found out I got Corona virus

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20. 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.”

24. Harvey Weinstein

26. Marcus Smart

27. Sean Payton

28. Kevin Durant

29. Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell

30. Idris Elba

31. Rudy Gobert

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#ontothenextone

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32. Doris Burke

33. Tom Hanks

34. Rita Wilson

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Can’t get enough of Sydney!

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35. Donovan Mitchell

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🍎 🗽

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36. President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonari

37. Australia’s Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton