Many well-known people around the world infected in Coronavirus, which continues to spread to more countries collecting victims.
It’s not “FAKE NEWS”
I was standing in Georgetown.
A man walked up to me and said, “You’re covering the Coronavirus? It’s FAKE NEWS!”
I politely ignored him.
I don’t have time for foolishness and I’m not in the mood for it. #ReporterLife #coronavirus
— Shomari Stone (@shomaristone) March 13, 2020
Canada: Prime Minister…?
Justin Trudeau’s office says wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau has tested positive for the coronavirus. She discovered the symptoms after returning from the UK. It was also reported that Trudeau had not developed any disease symptoms, and he would go into solitary confinement for 14 days.
In Brazil, President Jair Bolsonero announced tonight that a coronavirus test has been underway and the results will come in a matter of hours. Bolsonero delivered the message alongside Health Minister Luis Enrique Mandate, both with face masks following his Communications Director Fabio Wajngarten attended last weekend events with President Donald Trump in Florida.
Wajgarten has tested positive for the coronavirus, marking the first time that someone known to have the virus was in close proximity to the president. He even posted a photo in which he appears to be standing next to US President and Deputy Mike Pence.
USA: In the White House
Tonight, Thursday, March 12, 2020, the White House made it clear that President Donald Trump is not going to be tested for Coronavirus.
The White House said there was almost no interaction between the president and Bolsonero’s aide, so there is no need for an investigation at this time.
Trump himself said last night that he was not worried about the possibility of the virus being exposed.” Let’s put it this way: I’m not worried,” he told reporters on the sidelines of his meeting with Irish Prime Minister Leo Vardecker in the White House.
United Kingdom: Minister of Health
According to reports in the United Kingdom, Minister of Health, Nadine Doris, was infected with the deadly coronavirus. Before going into solitary, Doris met with hundreds of people in Parliament. She also attended the event on Women’s Day at Downing 10, hosted by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
The minister developed symptoms last Friday, and this week the positive test results were obtained. The UK authorities working to contact the people she came in contact with.
Italy: Democratic Party Leader
The leader of Italy’s Democratic Party, Nicola Zingaretti, said Saturday he had tested positive for coronavirus but was “feeling fine.”
He posted a video on Facebook telling the Italian public that he was also infected with the virus and should now be in isolation. In addition, one of the Corona victims in Italy is the Member of Parliament.
Iran: vice president and much more
The deadly virus that reached Iran has become one of the biggest coronavirus outbreaks, especially among the country’s elites and IRGC circles.
How many officials been sick and died? 8 percent (at least 24 members) of Iran’s Parliament tested positive for the virus. Two parliaments members died: Mohammad Ali Ramezani and Fatemeh Rahbar. One of the first known cases was of the deputy health minister, Iraj Haririchi. He was seen on video downplaying the virus while sweating and coughing.
Five of the Revolutionary Guards were indicated. One ground force had died. Two days later an adviser to the foreign minister had died.
A staffer from the Philippines Mission to the United Nations tested positive for coronavirus. He met two delegates from another mission at the UN on Monday.
Tom Hanks, actor
Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks, 63, and his wife, Rita Wilson, have been diagnosed with coronavirus while filming in Australia.
The couple is currently on the Gold Coast in Queensland filming Baz Luhrmann’s production about Elvis Presley.
Hanks became the first celebrity to go public with the diagnosis. He wrote on his Instagram account:
“Hello, folks. @ritawilson and I want to thank everyone here Down Under who are taking such good care of us. We have Covid-19 and are in isolation so we do not spread it to anyone else. There are those for whom it could lead to a very serious illness. We are taking it one-day-at-a-time. There are things we can all do to get through this by following the advice of experts and taking care of ourselves and each other, no? Remember, despite all the current events, there is no crying in baseball. Hanx”
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Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, NBA star
Rudy Gobert, (27) tested positive for coronavirus. According to league announcement, Rudy Gober, a Utah Jazz player has been diagnosed with the virus – and the two-team players have been instructed to go into isolation. Following the NBA League case, it announced it was suspending its operations “until further notice.”
Gobert wrote later: “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.”
— Rudy Gobert (@rudygobert27) March 12, 2020
Donovan Mitchell, NBA star
Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell had also tested positive for the virus after Gobert was diagnosed with the virus.
Mitchell’s positive test was not known until early Thursday. Jazz players, staff and writers covering the team were all tested Wednesday night.
Daniele Rugani, Italian national soccer team star
Italian soccer club Juventus said on Wednesday, that defender Daniele Rugani has tested positive for coronavirus. Rugani is the first player in Italy’s top soccer league to test positive.
Sampdoria striker, Manolo Gabbiadini, was also testing positive.