Which politicians and celebs are affected by Coronavirus? | Sunday Observer

Which politicians and celebs are affected by Coronavirus?

NEW YORK, March 28.  - The coronavirus pandemic has spread to at least 176 countries and territories, with the worldwide death toll from the virus surpassing the 25,000 mark on March 27.

Among the more than 553,000 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 - will not take place. The gala has been postponed indefinitely from its scheduled first Monday of 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 faces to be infected so far.

Who are others affected?