Celebrities Share Their Take On COVID-19

To show us that we are not alone in the fight against COVID-19, several celebrities have shared their stories of this disease, while others continue to inspire us. 

Your Favourites Shedding Some Light

Our hearts pour out to those who have tested positive and we hope you continue looking after yourselves and those around you. We also appreciate those who have come out and shared their stories to help us through this tough time.

Some Of The Celebrities Who Were Infected

Idris Elba

Posting a heart-warming video on Monday, 16 March, Idris Elba shared that he tested positive for COVID-19. He asked all his fans to stay safe, stay indoors and has reassured everyone that he is fine, and feeling much better.

Idris Elba


This morning I tested positive for Covid 19. I feel ok, I have no symptoms so far but have been isolated since I found out about my possible exposure to the virus. Stay home people and be pragmatic. I will keep you updated on how I’m doing 👊🏾👊🏾 No panic.

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Lerato Motho Sengadi

South African publicist and reality show star, Lerato Motho Sengadi also came out about her experience and how she went about finding help. We send our warmest regards and hope everyone reads this thread to get more insight.

Lerato Motho Sengadi@Leratolicious

Guys this info that has been circulating below ISNT TRUE!!! I’m speaking from my experience in the past 24hrs. Here’s how it played out:

1) I called the line after starting to have flu symptoms. Ordinarily I would get over the counter meds but bcos I was recently in Europe…

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Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks and his wife are making sure that they stay indoors and are looking after themselves. They were confirmed to have the virus, but have taken the necessary precautions to make sure they both recover.

Tom Hanks


Thanks to the Helpers. Let’s take care of ourselves and each other. Hanx

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People Supporting Quarantine

Nunu Ntshingila (Facebook’s Head of Africa)

Mihlali Ndamase

Steph Curry

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Nomzamo Mbatha

Lee-Ann Liebenberg

Naomi Campbell

Tag your favourite celebs to partake too, we’re in this together!