12 famous faces who have tested positive for coronavirus

As official figures from Public Health England show that more than 85,000 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK, we take a look at some of the famous people who have contracted the disease.

Monday, 13th April 2020, 6:50 pm

The illness has impacted millions of lives across the globe, having an affect on the worlds of entertainment, sport and politics. As of Sunday, April 12, there were 66,3300 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in England alone. Here are 12 famous people who have tested positive for the coronavirus.

The Prime Minister went into hospital on Sunday, April 5 after displaying symptoms of coronavirus and went on to spend a number of nights in intensive care. He has since thanked the NHS for saving his life.
Prince Charles spent seven days in self-isolating in March after testing positive for coronavirus and showing mild symptoms of the virus.

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The actor said he tested positive for the virus in March after coming into contact with someone confirmed to have coronavirus.
Dynamo revealed that he contracted Covid-19 at the beginning of April and said he is at "high risk" from the disease because of his underlying health conditions.
Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson confirmed they had tested positive for the virus in March while in Australia. On March 28, the couple returned to America and confirmed they would continue to social distance.
Sir Kenny Dalglish praised the efforts of NHS workers across the nation after being released from hospital following a positive coronavirus diagnosis.
Matt Hancock confirmed on social media last month that he had tested positive for the virus. He carried out a period of self-isolation.
Actor Paul Chuckle, right, urged the public to stay indoors after testing positive for the virus himself. Paul is pictured with his brother Barry Chuckle, who died in 2018.
The former glamour model spent 10 days in hospital fighting the virus and thanked the NHS for their work. She has returned to her North London home.
Nadine Dorries was the first minister to test positive for coronavirus in March. She spent a period of time self-isolating at home and has since returned to work.
Arsenal announced on March 12 that head coach Mikel Arteta had tested positive for the virus. Speaking on BBC One's Football Focus on Saturday, April 11, Arteta said he has "completely recovered" from the illness.
The presenter tested positive for the illness in March and has since went on to detail the symptoms she suffered during a three-week ordeal.