Political Figures Who've Tested Positive for the Coronavirus

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As the threat of the novel coronavirus continues across the globe, public figures — including celebrities and athletes — have been added to the number of confirmed cases.

Here’s an ongoing list with the most up-to-date announcements on which political figures have tested positive worldwide and their current statuses:

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Riester has been doing well and resting at home after he contracted the virus, Reuters reported on March 9.

Five other French members of parliament have been diagnosed, as well as an employee in the National Assembly cafeteria where, according to the outlet, some of the lawmakers may have been infected.

Health Minister Olivier Veran said that no other government officials have been diagnosed and “nobody has been shaking hands in cabinet meetings for the last two weeks.”

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