These Public Figures Have Been Diagnosed with COVID-19

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COVID-19 has spread to at least 140 countries and infected more than 170,000 people worldwide. To control the spread of COVID-19 cases, governments and health experts urge the public to practice good hygiene, wash their hands and get tested. As more diagnoses come in, some Hollywood stars, athletes and politicians are testing positive, including actor Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson.

While COVID-19 continues to affect the entire world, here are some public figures who have been diagnosed with the new coronavirus and their personal stories on staying safe.