Deceased, infected and isolated: the celebrities affected by the coronavirus in the world | Arts and Culture


The british singer Marianne Faithfull, 73 years old, joined the list of figures of politics, art, or sport, infected by the new coronavirus, four days ago caused the death of the great jazz musician american Ellis Marsalis.


Icon of the 1960s, Marianne Faithfull was hospitalized in London after testing positive for the new coronavirus, announced on Saturday its public relations agency, which he said is “stable and responding well to treatment”.

On Wednesday, Ellis Marsalis, the patriarch of a family of great names in jazz, died as a result of the disease COVID-19, at the age of 85.

Also died, on the 24th of march by the new coronavirus, the saxophonist from cameroon Manu Dibango, 86-year-old and a legend of afrojazz and playwright, u.s. Terrence McNally in your country, at the age of 81.

Aurlus Mabélé, a musician congolese, died march 19 in Paris.

The Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo, 79-year-old, came out march 30, a hospital mexico where he was treated for the infection.

The chilean writer Luis Sepúlvedaof 70 years and resident in Spain, contracted the virus and is still hospitalized. He felt the first symptoms on the 25th of February.

The exproductor film Harvey Weinstein, sentenced to 23 years in prison for sexual assault and rape, is a carrier, according to the american media.

The american actor Tom Hanks and his wife, actress and singer Rita Wilson, were the first Hollywood stars to announce their infection. On march 16 were discharged from australian hospital where they were admitted.

The british actor Idris Elba announced on the 16th of march to be positive, and five days after the young canadian singer Lenni-Kim.

French singers Patrick Bruel and CharlElie Couture announced last Thursday, to recover from the coronavirus.


The british prime minister, Boris Johnson, also contracted the disease, and on Friday announced that it extended its quarantine to Downing Street because I still had symptoms.

Also the heir of the british crown, the prince Carlos, 71 years old, and the prince Albert II, head of State of Monaco, were positive and concluded their quarantine without any health issues.

It also contracted the coronavirus from the vice-president of the Spanish government, Carmen Calvo, that since he was discharged from the hospital, and Begoña Gómezthe wife of the president of the government, Pedro Sanchez.

The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, who was in contact with a doctor infected, quarantined, but ended on Friday, after turning negative in three tests.

The negotiator-in-chief of the European Union the Brexit, Michel Barnier69-year-old announced his contagion on the 19th of march.

The former president of Congo-Brazzaville, Jacques Joachim Yhombi Opangodied on Monday in France at 81, and the ex-minister and a figure of the French right Patrick Devedjian on the night of 28 to 29 march, victims of the COVID-19.

In Israel, the minister of Health, the ultra-orthodox Yaakov Litzman, tested positive on Thursday, which caused the quarantining preventive prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

The prime minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, whose wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau was positive, was isolated also from the 13th of march.

The former president of finland and Nobel Peace prize laureate, Martti Ahtisaari82-years, is a carrier of the coronavirus.

The militant environmentalist Swedish Greta Thunberg said she was “probably” infected and put into quarantine.

The governments of several countries (Spain, France, United Kingdom, Iran, Australia, Poland, Norway, Morocco, Brazil, Burkina faso) have one or more affected members.


The former president of Real Madrid, Lorenzo Sanzdied march 21, three days after his hospitalization because of the disease.

Several players of Juventus of Turin tested positive, among them the French Blaise Matuidi and the argentine striker Paulo Dybala, who said on march 27, feeling “much better”.

The exdefensa AC Milan, Paolo Maldini and your son Danielstriker from the same club, were also infected.

In England the coach of Arsenal, spaniard Mikel Arteta, announced its spread on the 12th of march and already healed.

The exguardián of the selection Turkish Rüstü Reçber he was hospitalized on the 28th of march, and was also contaminated Fatih Terimcoach of Galatasaray.

At least a handful of NBA players have contracted the coronavirus, among them the star of Brooklyn, Kevin Durant.