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Unless you’ve dedicated to avoiding the world, or on a desert meditation retreat like that actor, then you’re aware the Coronavirus is a global pandemic. No one is safe, with a number of celebrities having been diagnosed with COVID-19 or at least quarantining after exposure.

While the thousands of deaths are very real, for many it hasn’t really touched them in a way that illustrates how serious things are. But when famous people start coming down with the potentially fatal diagnosis, more people start to snap to attention.

Same goes for organizations. For example, the NBA basically closed up shop when one of its star players was diagnosed.

We put together a list of some of the more prominent Coronavirus cases below (which more than likely will continue to grow.

Stay safe, wash your hands, and if you can, stay the hell home.

1. Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds

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Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds announced on Friday (April 10) that he and his family tested positive for COVID-19, but they have all recovered. 

2. BeBe Winans

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The Gospel singer recently revealed that he along with his mother and brother caught the coronavirus but fortunately have recovered. 

4. Doris Burke

ESPN NBA Analyst Doris Burke revealed she was diagnosed with COVID-19 back on March 27. 

5. Chris Cuomo

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The CNN anchor revealed on the morning of Tuesday, March 31 that he tested positive for COVID-19 and is quarantining at home in his basement.

6. Scarface

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Face Mob had a serious bout with COVID-19 and said he was felt he was on death’s door.

7. Slim Thug

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On March 24, Slim Thug revealed that he tested positive.

8. Sabrina Dhowre Elba

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Sabrina Dhowre Elba , wife of Idris Elba is in the same predicament as her hubby. Prayers up.

9. Harvey Weinstein

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Harvey Weinstein reportedly caught the ‘Rona while on Rikers Island.

10. Go DJ Black N Mild

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Most unfortunately, New Orleans Bounce Music artist Go DJ Black N MIld died of coronavirus-related symptoms on Thursday (March 19).

11. Andy Cohen

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The ‘Watch What Happens Live’ host revealed his diagnosis on March 20.

12. Indira Varma

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You know Indira Varma, she played Ellaria Sand on ‘Game Of Thrones.’ She let the world know her status on Wednesday, March 18.

13. Lucian Grainge

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Sir Lucian Grainge, Chairman and CEO, Universal Music Group revealed he had the ‘Rona.

14. Daniel Dae Kim

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Actor Daniel Dae Kim of ‘Hawaii Five-O’ and ‘Lost’ fame revealed his diagnosis on March 19 and also pleaded to cut the racism out (he is of Korean descent).

15. Marcus Smart

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On March 19, it was revealed that Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart, and two Los Angeles Lakers, had been diagnosed with COVID-19.

16. Tom Hanks & Rita Hanks

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Tom Hanks and his wife Rita came down with Coronavirus while shooting a movie in Australia. The news beok

17. Rudy Gobert

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Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19 on March 11. The Utah Jazz game vs. the Oklahoma City Thunder that night was canceled, and the NBA suspended the season shortly thereafter.

18. Kristofer Hivju

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Actor Kristofer Hivju aka Tormund Giantsbane of ‘Game Of Thrones’ fame revealed his diagnosis on March 16 and is self-isolating in Norway.

19. Donovan Mitchell

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On March 12, it was revealed another Utah Jazz star came down with the ‘Rona, which he in all likelihood got from his teammate Rudy Gobert.

20. Idris Elba

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Black Twitter got socked in the face when Stringer Bell aka Luther aka British actor Idris Elba revealed his positive Coronavirus diagnosis on Monday, March 16.

21. Kevin Durant

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On Tuesday, March 17, the New Jersey Nets revealed that four of their players had been diagnosed with COVID-19. Shortly thereafter, Kevin Durant confirmed he was one of them.

22. Francis Suarez

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Suarez, 42, is the Mayor of Miami and was diagnosed back on Friday, March 13. He had been in self-quarantine since meeting with a delegation from Brazil included Jair Bolsonaro.

23. Callum Hudson-Odoi

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Callum Hudson-Odoi, a Chelsea Club Football player tested positive and blessedly the 19-year-old has already recovered.

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