Coronavirus: contaminated personalities


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The American actor Tom Hanks and his wife, the wife of Justin Trudeau, the trainer of the Arsenal football club Mikel Arteta … Who are the people affected by coronavirus around the world?

Several personalities are affected by the coronavirus, including several artists and politicians.

Tom Hanks and his partner, actress and singer Rita Wilson, are the first Hollywodian stars to formalize their infection. They are hospitalized in Gold Coast, a city on the east coast of Australia. The actor invited to follow the specialists’ recommendations.

  • Chilean writer Luis Sepulveda

Chilean writer Luis Sepulvéda, who lives in northern Spain, has contracted the virus. He felt the first symptoms on February 25 two days after returning from a literary festival in Portugal.

  • The wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Justin Trudeau, the Canadian Prime Minister, will remain in solitary confinement for two weeks, his wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau having tested positive on Thursday.

  • Irene Montero, Spanish Minister for Equality

Irene Montero, Spanish Minister for Equality, is infected and placed in quarantine with, as a precaution, her companion, Pablo Iglesias, vice-president of the Spanish government and leader of the radical left party Podemos.

  • Franck Riester, French Minister for Culture

Tested positive Monday, Franck Riester, French Minister of Culture, claimed to be “in good shape” and confined to his home in Paris. He had spent several days in the National Assembly last week where several cases were detected.

  • Nadine Dorries, UK Secretary of State for Health

Nadine Dorries, Secretary of State for Health in the United Kingdom, who was involved in drafting regulations to stem the epidemic, is the first member of the British political class to be diagnosed with the disease.

  • Senior Iranian officials

Several senior Iranian officials have been infected, including Massoumeh Ebtekar, the vice-president, and Iraj Harirchi, vice-minister of Health.

  • Australian Interior Minister Peter Dutton

Australian Interior Minister Peter Dutton was hospitalized after being tested positive. He recently met Ivanka Trump, the daughter and advisor to US President Donald Trump.

  • Fabio Wajngarten, head of the press department of Jair Bolsonaro

Fabio Wajngarten, head of the press service for Jair Bolsonaro, the Brazilian president, is sick and confined to his home. He rubbed shoulders with Donald Trump last Saturday in Florida. The Brazilian president, who was tested, announced to him not to be carrier of the coronavirus.

Donald Trump said he has “no symptoms” of the coronavirus, even if it has not been tested.

  • Several cases in the world of football

The richest championship in England is affected: Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta of Spain has been announced positive for coronavirus, as has a first player, the young Englishman Callum Hudson-Odoi (Chelsea ).

Five Sampdoria Genoa players, striker Manolo Gabbiadini, Gambian defender Omar Colley, Swedish midfielder Albin Ekdal, Italian striker Antonino La Gumina and Norwegian midfielder Morten Thorsby were infected, as was the doctor of the club. Italian Juventus defender Daniel Rugani also tested positive.

  • French basketball player Rudy Gobert

French basketball player Rudy Gobert (Utah Jazz) is the first NBA player to be screened as infected. The Basketball League has suspended the season for “at least a month”. His teammate, rear Donovan Mitchell, was also declared positive.

  • Colombian cyclist Fernando Gaviria

Colombian cyclist Fernando Gaviria, hospitalized in the Emirates for a dozen days, is doing well. He is the second runner present at the UAE Tour (Tour of the Emirates) to have been identified as ill after the Gazprom team’s Russian, Dmitry Strakhov.


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