The coronavirus is not yet done talking about it, despite a potential vaccine starting to hit the horizon. However, after more than half a year of being battered by this new kind of virus, the fact that this pandemic leaves no one by the wayside seems to be obvious to everyone.
Today we have selected some of the most famous people who have tested positive for Covid-19 and who have been able to beat it. So make yourself comfortable; here are some superstars who beat the coronavirus!
Mel Gibson, a star who was able to beat the coronavirus
Mel Gibson has often portrayed the strong, manly man in movies. And his reputation as a Hollywood badass is well established, thanks to cult films like “Mad Max” and “Lethal Weapon”.
But while Mel is undoubtedly a real tough guy, unafraid to face the dangers behind the camera, the fact remains that his battle with the coronavirus in real life has left him seriously shocked.
The actor said he contracted the virus last April and had to be hospitalized for a week, during which time he was treated with Remdesivir.
This antiviral apparently works very well against covid-19, and the “Braveheart” actor isn’t the only one to have touted its merits. Mel Gibson, who is still 64 years old, has since made a full recovery and has even tested negative several times.
Source: Cristano Ronaldo
By contracting the coronavirus, Cristiano Ronaldo joined the club of superstar footballers suffering from covid-19. Like, among others, Neymar, Kylian Mbappé, or Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
The Portuguese striker had indeed tested positive for Covid-19 on October 13. Two days after playing a national team match against the Blues in Saint-Denis. Where he hadn’t really shone with his usual talent.
The health protocol was not respected
So it was not until he returned to Italy that he was diagnosed with the virus. And like most other athletes with covid, he was completely asymptomatic.
CR7 has indeed not experienced any of the painful symptoms of the coronavirus. But he nevertheless had to face the Italian Minister of Sports’ anger, who had accused him of not having respected the health protocol in place in Italy.
Fast and trouble-free healing
The Juve striker had indeed joined Turin, before going into quarantine. And because of this, he could have contaminated a lot of people around him.
But in the end, it only took 19 days for the Portuguese striker to shake off the virus for good and test negative. This allowed him to return to the lawn quickly enough, to the delight of the Turinese!
Tom Hanks, among the stars who beat the coronavirus
Tom Hanks is one of the first world-famous stars to contract the coronavirus in March of this year. The Oscar-winning actor was filming in Australia when he experienced the characteristic symptoms of bad flu.
He and his wife, singer and actress Rita Wilson, were among the first internationally renowned viruses affected by the virus.
The celebrity couple was then placed in quarantine at the Gold Coast University Hospital. It is a city on the Pacific Coast, in the state of Queensland, in the northeast of the country.
The Hanks, therefore, remained in confinement for two weeks, where they received appropriate care and were quickly restored to their feet. The only performer in the world was then able to return to the United States with his wife.
Source: Andrea Bocelli
Andrea Bocelli is one of the greatest tenors of Italian opera. And while he was unsuccessful in beating glaucoma, he blinded him at age 12; he still beat the coronavirus at age 61.
The famous singer had indeed been contaminated in early March by covid in its light form. Although for Bocelli and his family, it was really experienced as a tragedy. The Italian tenor even had to cancel many concerts, which hurt him more than the disease itself.
Luckily, his fans won’t have to wait forever.
Since the latter was not slow to recover and return to his sublime operas, the great tenor felt so good once healed that he even had the strength to decry the stringent containment measures in force in Italy.
The Italian media have heavily criticized Andrea Bocelli after he called the government and press response an alarmist. The health situation was not catastrophic, to the point of justifying all the restrictive measures put in place. Now, he might have done better not …