(Reuters) – More than 1 million people have died after the novel coronavirus and more than 33 million were infected.
Prominent figures in politics, sports, royalty and entertainment are among them: (Click here to see the slideshow: reut.rs/38zyAtI)
* Key Issues *
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19, Trump said in a tweet on 1 October. Trump said the couple would begin their quarantine and recovery process immediately. The pair were tested positive, after Hope Hicks, one of Trump’s closest allies.
British actor Robert Pattinson tested positive for COVID-19, news media reported on 3 September, stopping production of “The Batman”.
The pro-wrestler said in a video message posted on social media on Hollywood actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Sept 2 that he, his wife and their two young children tested positive for COVID-19 in recent weeks But they are all recovered and healthy.
On August 25, according to a statement by a spokeswoman for Flavario, President Jer Bolonaro’s eldest son, Brazilian senator Flavio Bolsonaro, tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
His employees were hospitalized after testing positive for the disease, Flavio Briatore, one of Italy’s fiercest businessmen, was banned for the purpose of curbing the COVID-19 epidemic.
World record runner-up and eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt has tested positive for coronovirus, confirmed by Jamaica’s Ministry of Health on 24 August.
Spanish actor Antonio Bundares, star of “The Mask of Zorro” and dozens of other films, announced his 60th birthday on August 10, that he had tested positive for COVID-19 and was in quarantine.
Mexican Formula One driver Sergio Perez tested positive for COVID-19, his racing point team said on July 30.
According to media reports, in a video posted on Instagram on July 30, US actor Brian Cranston said he contracted and recovered from the Coved-19.
US National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien has become the highest-ranking official in the inner circle to test positive for President Donald Trump’s coronovirus. This news was announced on 27 July.
Amitabh Bachchan, one of India’s most famous film stars, has tested positive for COVID-19, along with his actor son Abhishek Bachchan, he said on July 11.
65-year-old Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on July 7 that he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus months after reducing the severity of the epidemic.
Novak Djokovic, the top-ranked male tennis player, tested positive for the virus on 23 June. The 33-year-old Djokovic apologized to someone who contracted the virus after playing in an exhibition tournament held in Serbia and Croatia.
The 66-year-old actor, Tony Schlhoub, who starred in “Monk” and “The Marvelous Mrs. Massel”, revealed in May that he and his wife had overcome coronovirus.
New York great Patrick Ewing said on May 57 that he had tested positive for COVID-19.
31-year-old Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller tested positive in April.
55-year-old British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to the hospital on 5 April after suffering from fever and cough for more than 10 days. He spent a week in the hospital, including three nights in intensive care.
The 40-year-old American singer Pink said on April 5 that she had tested positive for COVID-19 two weeks earlier and had since recovered. She donated $ 1 million to relief efforts.
The Italian opera singer, 61-year-old Andrea Boccoli, said he looked like he was living “a nightmare” during his fight with Coronovirus in March.
Kevin Durant, 31, an NBA basketball player and Brooklyn Nets, tested positive for Coronavirus in March. 28-year-old NBA Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert also tested positive in March.
Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks and his wife, actress Rita Wilson, tested positive in March. Both 63, they were in Australia as Hanks was working on a film.
Former filmmaker Harvey Winstein, 68, who is serving a prison sentence for sexual assault and rape, tested positive for coronovirus in March, according to the head of the State Correctional Officers Association.
71-year-old Prince Charles of Britain tested positive for the virus, his residence said on 25 March. The heir to the throne self-immolated at his residence in Scotland for seven days with mild symptoms.
79-year-old Spanish opera singer Plácido Domingo said he tested positive on March 22 and went into self-isolation with his family.
Prince Albert of Monaco, 62, tested positive for coronavirus but his health “is not cause for concern,” his office said on March 19.
The EU’s chief negotiator for Brexit, Michel Barnier, said that on March 19, he tested positive for COVID-19.
Daniel Day Kim, the 51-year-old actor best known for the television series “Hawaii 5-0”, said that on March 19, he tested positive for coronavirus.
British actor Idris Elba, 47, said he tested positive on 16 March after discovering that he had been in contact with someone with the disease.
In 2008, former Bond girl Olga Kurelenko, 40, who appeared in “Quantum of Solace”, said on March 15 that she was “locked at home” after testing positive for coronovirus.
Christopher Hivuz, 41, best known for the formidable, bearded Tormond on “Game of Thrones”, tested positive for coronavirus, he said in an Instagram post on March 14.
On March 12, 45-year-old Sophie Trudeau, wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, tested positive for coronavirus. The entire family self-separated for two weeks.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta tested positive for the coronovirus, the Premier League club said on 12 March.
Juventus defender Danielle Rugani, 25, was the first Serie A footballer to test positive, the Turin side said on 11 March.
* Deaths *
Pranab Mukherjee died on 31 August following a lung infection. He tested positive for COVID-19 on August 10 and was in hospital since then. He was 84 years old.
Nick Cordero, a Canadian Broadway actor who played the lead roles in “Bullets on Broadway” and “Waitress”, died July 5 at the age of 41.
Annie Glenn, philanthropist and pioneer astronaut and widow of US Senator John Glenn, died on May 19 at the age of 100 in a nursing home in Minnesota.
Roy Horn, the magician who starred alongside Sigfried Fishbacker in a popular, long-running Las Vegas act built around rare tigers, died on May 8 at the age of 75.
Dave Greenfield, keyboard player for the British rock group The Strangers, died on May 3 at the age of 71. He wrote the music for the band’s biggest hit “Golden Brown”.
Chilean writer Luis Cipuleveda, best known for his book “The Old Man Who Read Love Stories”, died in Spain on 16 April at the age of 70.
Lee Kowitz, America’s saxophonist who led “Cool” Jazz, died on April 15, aged 92. He cut albums with Miles Davis, pianist Bill Evans, sax player Gerry Mulligan and bassist Mingus among many others.
Tim Brooke-Taylor, a veteran of the British comedy known for the 1970 TV show “The Goodies”, died on 12 April at the age of 79.
John Prynne, a Grammy-winning singer who wrote his opening songs in his head while sending mail and later became one of the most influential songwriters of his generation, died on April 7 at the age of 73.
Mahmoud Jibril, who left Muammar Gaddafi to become Libyan rebel prime minister during the 2011 revolution, died on 5 April in Cairo. He was the interim leader until the country held its first free election in 2012 in four decades.
American writer and actor Patricia Bosworth, who starred with Audrey Hepburn in “The Nun’s Story” in 1959, died on 2 April at the age of 86.
Italian luxury showmaker Sergio Rossi died on 2 April. He was in his 80s.
Alice Marsalis, one of the nobles of jazz as the father of Brisford, Weinton, Delphio and Jason, and a great pianist by herself, died on 1 April 85.
Pappy Dioff, former president of the Leach 1 Soccer Club Olympics de Marseille, died on March 31 at the age of 68. The national of Senegal who moved to Marseille as a teenager died in Dakar.
Ken Shimura, one of Japan’s best-known comedians, died on March 29 at the age of 70.
Manu Dibango, a Cameroon-born singer and saxophonist who recorded the hit track “Sol Makosa” in 1972, died on 24 March in France at the age of 86.
Terence McNally, Tony Award-winning playwright known for plays including “Love! Valor! Compassion!” And the musical version of “Kiss of the Spider Woman,” died March 24, aged 81.
Chinese doctor Li Wenliang died on 7 February for reprimanding for issuing an early warning about the disease.
Compiled by Andrew Havens, Lisa Shumaker and Mike Collett-White; Editing by Mike Collett-White and Cynthia Osterman