A growing number of celebrities and athletes are facing COVID-19 with hope and candor.
On Friday, Andy Cohen and Colton Underwood shared news of their diagnoses. Days prior, Idris Elba and Game of Thrones star Kristofer Hivju both confirmed they tested positive for coronavirus on March 16, urging their millions of followers to keep calm and carry on while abiding by health officials' plan to prevent the spread of the pandemic.
Last week, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson were among the first celebrities to go public with their diagnosis. "Thanks to the Helpers," the Oscar winner shared on Twitter, referencing a classic Mister Rogers quote, who he brought to life in the 2019 film A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. "Let's take care of ourselves and each other."
Meanwhile, Idris has advocated for more "solidarity" in an ever "divided" world.
Find out every star currently recovering from coronavirus in our gallery below:
On March 16, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds pledged $1 million to food banks in the U.S. and Canada. See how more of your favorite stars are giving back in response to the global crisis here.
(This story was originally published on Monday, March 16 at 6:40 p.m. PST)