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Pink

The Grammy-winning singer, songwriter, and producer said on Instagram that she and her 3-year-old son had recovered from COVID-19 after testing positive for the coronavirus 2 weeks earlier. At the same time, she said she’d donate a total of $1 million to two coronavirus relief funds. “THANK YOU to all of our healthcare professionals and everyone in the world who are working so hard to protect our loved ones. You are our heroes!” she said.

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Chris Cuomo

The 49-year-old CNN anchor announced he’d tested positive for the coronavirus after he’d had some symptoms of COVID-19 -- fever, chills, and shortness of breath. “I am quarantined in my basement,” Cuomo said on Twitter. “I will do my shows from here. We will all beat this by being smart and tough and united.”

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Daniel Dae Kim

The 51-year-old actor, best known for his roles on Lost and Hawaii 5-0, said on Instagram that he noticed symptoms on a flight home from New York, where he’d been filming a TV show in which he plays a doctor fighting a pandemic. He got tested after his symptoms got worse. Kim said he never went to the hospital. “With the help of the medication, and bed rest, liquids, and, of course, my loving family, I didn’t need to.”

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Tom Hanks

The two-time Oscar-winning actor tested positive for coronavirus while in Australia to work on a film. On Instagram, he said he and his wife, Rita Wilson, both 63, had fevers and felt “a bit tired, like we had colds, and some body aches.” After a week in self-isolation, he said they were doing what they could to feel better. “There are things we can all do to get through this by following the advice of experts and taking care of ourselves and each other, no?”

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Rita Wilson

“So grateful for the outpouring of prayers, love and support. Means so much and strengthens us,” actress and singer Rita Wilson said in an Instagram post. Her husband, Tom Hanks, said both of them had fevers and felt tired and achy, and that Wilson had some “chills that came and went.”

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Prince Charles

The 71-year-old heir to the British throne had mild COVID-19 symptoms, but “otherwise remains in good health,” a spokesman said. His wife, Camilla, was also tested for the virus, but her results were negative. The couple are self-isolating at home in Scotland, the spokesman said, adding that it wasn’t clear how the prince caught the virus, “owing to the high number of engagements he carried out in his public role during recent weeks.”

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Boris Johnson

The prime minster of the U.K. got a positive coronavirus test result after he’d had a mild fever and cough that wouldn’t go away. “I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference as we fight this virus,” Johnson said on Twitter. Ten days after he announced his diagnosis, Johnson went to the hospital when his symptoms didn’t get better.

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John Prine

The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter had a “sudden onset of COVID-19 symptoms” and went to the hospital, his family said in a statement on Twitter.  After almost 2 weeks there, Prine died of complications from the disease.  

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Debi Mazar

The actress said on Instagram that she, her husband, and two teen daughters had “an odd bug” -- low fevers, headaches, dry coughs, and body aches -- that cleared up quickly. A few weeks later, Mazar, 55, got a positive coronavirus test after she had severe body aches and a fever. She called the disease “morphy,” because she feels good one day and not so good the next. But she’s “been through the worst of it already” and is getting better.

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Brad “Scarface” Jordan

The rapper confirmed his diagnosis in a video live stream with fellow Geto Boys member Willie D. Jordan. He said he had an itchy throat, which led to vomiting. He also had a hard time breathing. “It was like an elephant sitting on my chest,” he said.

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Andy Cohen

The talk show host announced he’d tested positive on Instagram. Cohen, 51, tried to tape his show, Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen, from home but decided to put that on hold to focus on getting better. “I want to thank all the medical professionals who are working tirelessly for all of us, and urge everybody to stay home and take care of themselves,” he said.

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Rudy Gobert

The Utah Jazz center was the first NBA player to be diagnosed with COVID-19. His diagnosis sparked the NBA’s decision to suspend its season for 30 days. “Just to give you guys an update, loss of smell and taste is definitely one of the symptoms, haven’t been able to smell anything for the last 4 days,” Gobert said on Twitter.

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Kevin Durant

The Brooklyn Nets’ small forward tested positive for COVID-19, along with three of his teammates. Only one of the four has shown symptoms, but it’s not clear if it was Durant. “Everyone be careful, take care of yourself, and quarantine,” he told The Athletic.

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Idris Elba

The actor, who starred in the British crime drama Luther, confirmed his diagnosis via Twitter. He’s shown no symptoms but remains isolated. Elba, 47, encouraged people to “be pragmatic” and practice social distancing. His wife, Sabrina Dhowre, tested positive soon after.

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Rand Paul

The U.S. senator from Kentucky tested positive for the new coronavirus and quarantined himself. Paul was the first senator diagnosed. “He is asymptomatic and was tested out of an abundance of caution due to his extensive travel and events. He was not aware of any direct contact with any infected person,” according to a statement on his Twitter account. 

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Harvey Weinstein

Recently sentenced to 23 years in prison for sexual assault, the former movie mogul has also tested positive for COVID-19. Weinstein is in isolation at the Wende Correctional Facility east of Niagara Falls, NY.

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Bravo: “Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen.”

Instagram: @bravoandy, 3/20/20; @tomhanks, 3/12/20; @ritawilson, 3/12/20; @rudygobert27, 3/12/20; @debimazar, 3/21/20; @danieldaekim, 3/19/20, @FPrine, 4/2/2020, @pink, 4/3/2020

Oscars: Award Databases.

YouTube: “I just Got Some Bad News - Scarface Has Coronavirus,” Willie D.

NPR: “Tom Hanks, Wife Rita Wilson Test Positive For Coronavirus.”

NBA: “Jazz stars Donovan Mitchell, Rudy Gobert test positive for coronavirus,” “A letter to NBA fans.”

Twitter: @rudygobert27, 3/22/20; @idriselba, 3/16/20; @randpaul, 3/22/20; @chriscuomo, 3/31/20; @borisjohnson, 3/27/20; @JohnPrineMusic, 3/29/20.

CNN: “Kevin Durant among Nets players who tested positive for the coronavirus,” “Idris Elba's wife, Sabrina Dhowre, also tests positive for coronavirus,” “Boris Johnson is under observation in hospital for coronavirus but ‘remains in charge.’”

Los Angeles Times: “Harvey Weinstein has tested positive for coronavirus infection, source says.”

BBC: “Coronavirus: Prince Charles tests positive but remains in good health.”

ABC News: “Coronavirus live updates: Prince Charles tests positive for COVID-19.”

The New York Times: “Kevin Durant Says He Has Tested Positive for Coronavirus,” “Celebrities, Athletes and Politicians Who Have Tested Positive for Coronavirus.”

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