Celebrities get sick, too!

Actor Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Olson were among the first celebrities to be diagnosed with COVID-19. Photo courtesy of newsoneplace.com.

Actor Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Olson were among the first celebrities to be diagnosed with COVID-19. Photo courtesy of newsoneplace.com.

Julieta Alarcon, Entertainment Editor

The coronavirus is the topic of importance at this moment.

The virus originated in China, and it has spread around the world quickly.

There are approximately 579,005 cases in the United States as of April 14 according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and celebrities are among these cases.

Celebrities have shared their stories about the coronavirus and recommend people to stay home.

They began with symptoms like cough, fever, and tiredness.

Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson were the first in the world of entertainment that revealed they tested positive for COVID-19. 

They have now recovered and they are back in the U.S.

Couple Idris Elba and Sabrina Dowhre also announced on March 22 that they tested positive for coronavirus.

The Bachelor’s former star Colton Underwood announced he tested positive too.

Prince Charles tested positive and is now working from home.

Additionally, celebrities like Rachel Matthews, Charlotte Lawrence, Daniel Dae Kim, Andy Cohen, Kristofer Hiviu, and more have revealed their symptoms and their positive coronavirus tests.

They were in quarantine, and most of them are now recovered.

Celebrities are advising people to stay quarantined and safe.

They recommend following social distancing guidelines.

Like Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande said: “Everyone should stay home amid the spread of COVID-19.”

No one is safe and it is better to be protected!