Mandatory Credit: Photo by SASCHA STEINBACH/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock (9435033a) Idris Elba Yardie - Photocall - 68th Berlin Film Festival, Germany - 22 Feb 2018 British director Idris Elba poses during a photocall for 'Yardie' at the 68th annual Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale), in Berlin, Germany, 22 February 2018. The Berlinale runs from 15 to 25 February.

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Here is a roundup of some well-known personalities who have tested positive for COVID-19 around the world.

1. Tom Hanks: Hollywood Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks and his wife, actress and singer Rita Wilson, announced they had tested positive for the virus on March 12, while the couple were in Australia.

2. Idris Elba: On March 16, British actor Idris Elba said in a two-minute Twitter video with wife Sabrina Dhowre Elba that he had tested positive for the virus and gone into self-isolation.

3. Blaise Matuidi: France’s 2018 World Cup winner Blaise Matuidi has been in self-isolation at his home since March 11 after testing positive. His Club Juventus in Italy have announced their Italian defender Daniele Rugani has also tested positive.

4. Mikel Arteta: In Britain, Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta and Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi have both tested positive.

5. Sophie Gregoire Trudeau: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been in isolation since March 13, after his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau tested positive of coronavirus. At a news conference in front of his residence on March 17 he called on Canadians to hunker down for the long haul against the coronavirus.

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