The COVID-19 comes to the stage and reaches the podium | The World | DW


Famous artists, political leaders, members of monarchies and characters from all walks of the society do not escape the coronavirus, a disease that affects thousands in the world without differentiating between birthplace, race, or origin, reportedly this Friday (27.03.2020).

The latest report on its spread has been the british prime minister, Boris Johnson, who despite his initial skepticism against the pandemic, it shares owners with the personalities as popular as Tom Hanks, Idris Elba, prince Charles of England or Albert of Monaco.

The actor Tom Hanks and his wife, the also actress Rita Wilson were the first celebrities to confirm the infection on a trip to Australia. Hanks urged everyone to stay at home “you will not infect anyone, and no one infects you. Common sense, isn’t it?”.

Another one that got locked in is the actor Idris Elba also revealed that he suffered from the disease. “I feel good, I don’t have symptoms until now, but I’ve been isolated,” wrote on his Twitter account.

Similarly, the actor Christopher Hivju -known for his role as Tormund Giantsbane on “Game of Thrones”- remains isolated in Norway after presenting some symptoms and confirm the positive result. The opera world is also not oblivious to the pandemic. This Friday it was reported that the singer and leader of the German group of rock Rammstein, Till Lindemann, is in an intensive care unit in Berlin, who joined first by pneumonia and subsequently confirmed the coronavirus.

The COVID-19 also came to the british royal family. Prince Charles, the heir to the throne, was positive. The eldest son of queen Elizabeth II, 71 years old, underwent the test in Scotland, after manifesting some symptoms of the disease.

In Spain, Begoña Gómez, the wife of the president of the Government, Pedro Sanchez, was positive in one of the countries hardest hit by the pandemic. The past 25 march, we also confirmed that is imparted to the first vice-president of the Spanish Government, Carmen Calvo, who remains hospitalized for a respiratory infection.

Albert II of Monaco, 62 years of age, suffering from coronavirus and his office confirmed that his state of health is not worrying and is still working. The prince made a call to respect the measures of confinement in the principality, where the minister of State, Serge Telle, was also positive.

Sophie Gregoire, the wife of the prime minister of Canada was also positive, and remains in his residence next to Justin Trudeau, who does not yet have the disease, passing the quarantine. And the list expands with time.

loves (efe, afp, Reuters)

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