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Here is the top celebrities and politicians affected by COVID-19

Here is the list of the top politicians and celebrities affected by corona virus pandemic disease called (COVID-19) that spread mostly all over the world.

Do we really think one day maybe peasant people only were infected by this deadly pandemic disease but mind you some of our leaders are infected also in which they cannot without traveling to other country for businesses or any other things, here is the list of the politicians that have been infected by this virus.

Hollywood star Tom Hanks and wife RitaWilson are two of the most high-profile celebrities to be affected by corona virus The coronavirus pandemic has spread to at least 176 countries and territories, with the worldwide death toll from the virus surpassing the 30,000 mark on March 29.

Among the more than 665,000 cases recorded globally are government officials, celebrities and sports personalities as authorities around the world grapple to contain the spread of the virus. High-profile events including the annual Met Gala - often referred to as fashion's biggest night out - has been postponed indefinitely from its scheduled date in May, according to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in the United States. 

The Cannes Film Festival, due to be held in France in May, has also been postponed, with organisers now looking at June or July dates

Hollywood actor Tom Hanks and his wife, actress and singer Rita Wilson, British actor Idris Elba, and Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, are some of the best-known people to be infected so far. 

Who else has been affected?

Government officials, spouses:

Carmen Calvo

 Spain's deputy prime minister tested positive for coronavirus on March 25, the Spanish government said.

Prince Charles

The Prince of Wales and heir to the British throne tested positive for the coronavirus on March 25. The 71-year-old is displaying mild symptoms "but otherwise remains in good health", said a spokesman for the Clarence House royal residence, adding that he was self-isolating at a royal estate in Scotland. Prince Charles's wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, has also been tested but does not have the virus.

Abba Kyari

 The Nigerian president's chief of staff has tested positive for coronavirus, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on March 24. In his 70s, Kyari is an important figure in President Muhammadu Buhari's government.

Rand Paul

The Republican from Kentucky is the first US senator to test positive for coronavirus.

Prince Albert

  Monaco's Prince Albert II has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the principality said in a statement on Thursday, adding there were "no concerns for his health" and that the titular head of the Mediterranean enclave is continuing to work from his private apartments at the royal palace.

Michel Barnier

 The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator said in a tweet that he has tested positive for the virus.

Bento Albuquerque

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that Mines and Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque has tested positive for coronavirus - the second cabinet member to be infected. 

Augusto Heleno

Brazil's national security adviser said on March 18 on his Twitter account that he has tested positive for coronavirus, though he did not have any symptoms. Heleno, 72, a retired army general and one of Bolsonaro's closest aides, said he is currently under isolation at his home while waiting for a second test.  

Jeremy Issacharoff

 Israel's ambassador to Germany has tested positive for the coronavirus, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said in a statement March 17. Issacharoff was reported to have contracted the virus following a meeting with a deputy from the Federal Assembly of Germany, whose name was not mentioned.

Friedrich Merz:

The 64-year-old politician, who has been campaigning to lead Germany's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) at a congress planned for this year, said on Twitter on March 17 that he tested positive for coronavirus and was under self-isolation at home.

Kozo Tashima

  The head of Japan's football association tested positive for the virus on March 17. Tashima is also deputy head of Japan's Olympic Committee.

Nadine Dorries

 A minister in the UK's health department was the first British politician to test positive on March 10.

Peter Dutton

 The Australian home affairs minister is in isolation in hospital after contracting the virus.

Massoumeh Ebtekar

:  The Iranian vice president is the country's highest government official to be infected, which has also affected several senior officials in the country. Iraj Harirchi, Iran's deputy health minister, is also stricken. Iran is the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East.

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau: On March 12, the wife of Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau tested positive for COVID-19 following a trip to the United Kingdom. Gregoire Trudeau said she planned to remain in isolation for the next two weeks, together with her husband. Her symptoms have been described as mild.

Begona Gomez: Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's wife tested positive, officials in his office said late on Saturday. While Begona Gomez tested positive, the health of both she and the prime minister was fine, the officials said. Spain said it would place the entire country under lockdown as the number of diagnosed cases exceeded 6,000.

Quim Torra: The local leader of Spain’s Catalonia region said on March 16 that he had tested positive for the coronavirus and that he was going into self-isolation in a government building.

Pere Aragones: The Catalan deputy head of government announced on March 15 that he had also tested positive for coronavirus.

Irene Montero: The Spanish minister tested positive on March 15 and has been put in isolation along with her partner, Deputy Prime Minister Pablo Iglesias. 

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