Presidents, leaders, members of the monarchy and actors already make up a long list that shows that the pandemic affects everyone equally
Prime ministers, presidents, ministers and members of the monarchy already make up a long list that shows that the coronavirus pandemic does not recognize political, religious or dignity limits and infects everyone equally, from the Prince of Wales to the British premier Boris Johnson, from the Vice President of Spain, Carmen Calvo, Alberto de Mónaco or the Minister of Health of Israel, Yaakov Litzman, as well as celebrities from all fields.
The list started with the renowned American actor Tom Hanks and his wife, actress Rita Wilson, who tested positive for Covid-19 on March 11 while on vacation in Australia.
This Sunday, the American singer Pink revealed on her social networks that she tested positive for coronavirus, that she is recovering and that she donated money to emergency funds.
“Two weeks ago, my 3-year-old son, Jameson, and I started experiencing symptoms of Covid-19. Fortunately, our doctor had access to some tests and we tested positive,” revealed the 40-year-old artist.
Among other artists, on March 22 the contagion of the Spanish opera singer Plácido Domingo, 79, who released the news through his Facebook account.
On March 30, a week after being diagnosed with coronavirus, Prince Charles, heir to the throne of the United Kingdom, left the isolation in good health, after suffering mild symptoms.
Regardless, his wife, Camila Parker Bowles, who tested negative for Covid-19, will continue to be isolated for a longer time should she develop symptoms of the disease, Buckingham Palace reported.
Similarly, on 12 March, the UK Deputy Minister for Health, Nadine Dorris, tested positive, the same day she attended an event on Downing Street for International Women’s Day, which was also attended by the Prince carlos.
The United Kingdom now exceeds 4,300 dead and more than 38,000 infected, including British Prime Minister Johnson, 55, and his Minister of Health, Matt Hancock.
Meanwhile, Scotland’s minister-in-charge, Alister Jack, was temporarily isolated with symptoms similar to those of Covid-19.
Alberto de Mónaco, on the other hand, is already fully recovered from the contagion of coronaviruses that he was diagnosed two weeks ago, on March 19, reported medical sources from the principality.
To this list is added the first vice president of Spain, Carmen Calvo, who tested positive and has been hospitalized since the end of March. Calvo, 62, was hospitalized due to respiratory failure.
After a first “inconclusive” test that was negative for coronavirus, the second test was positive but the official is already doing well, according to government sources.
Spain, with almost 125,000 infected and more than 11,700 deaths, is one of the countries hardest hit by the pandemic, since it surpassed China in the number of deaths.
The Spanish vice president is the third member of the government of Pedro Sánchez infected. Before, the Equality Ministers, Irene Montero, and Territorial Policy, Carolina Darias, and Begoña Gómez, the wife of the Spanish President, Pedro Sánchez, were infected.
Also affected are the vice president of the government of Catalonia, Santiago Abascal, the president of the far-right Vox party, Javier Ortega-Smith, and Ana Pastor, a deputy and former minister of Health, among other officials.
On April 2, Israel’s Health Minister Yaakov Litzman and his wife were diagnosed with coronavirus and placed in isolation, the Israeli government reported, according to Telam.
Litzman, 71, an ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, had regularly appeared alongside the Israeli leader to report on the pandemic and announce new measures to combat it.
For his part, in France, the Minister of Culture, Frank Riester, caught the virus fifteen days ago and is isolated in his home in Paris.
The main Brexit negotiator of the European Union, Michel Barnier, and his British colleague, David Frost, both with mild symptoms, also tested positive.
In Germany, Friedrich Merz, a 64-year-old politician who has been campaigning to head the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), the party of the head of the German government, Chancellor Angela Merkel, caught a congress planned for 2020.
Merkel, on the other hand, had a second negative test and came out of her isolation yesterday. for having been in contact with a doctor who was infected.
In addition to this group, is added the Israeli ambassador to Germany, Jeremy Issacharoff, who tested positive for the coronavirus, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
In Italy, where the coronavirus already caused about 14,000 deaths, one of the leaders of the Democratic Party and president of the Lazio region, Nicola Zingaretti, caught the Covid-19, the politician reported on Facebook.
On this side of the world, the Uruguayan singer-songwriter Jorge Drexler He said that he and his wife, the Spanish actress and singer Leonor Watling, contracted coronaviruses but that they are already recovered, according to an interview on the Spanish television channel La Sexta.
Drexler, who lives in Madrid and recently wrote the song “Elbow to Elbow” to raise awareness of virus prevention, said he was very scared.
While, Oriana Sabatini with her boyfriend, footballer Paulo Dybala, tested positive again In the coronavirus test, that is why she decided to publish a video where she explained the series of analyzes that had to be done from March 21, which was the first until April 2, with the last test.
The couple lives in Torino, Italy, where he plays at the Juventus club, and this Thursday the model uploaded some images to her Instagram and stated: “On March 21, my boyfriend and I were tested to see if we had coronaviruses. It tested positive. Three days ago they gave me another one, which gave a negative result. Today, in the morning, they gave me another one that gave a positive result: therefore, I still have coronavirus. “
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