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Well known people who have been tested positive for the Coronavirus

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The Coronavirus is currently spreading and the people who have been tested Positive are also increasing, persons from different social classes are getting infected, this virus does not select, it can affect anyone. Here’s some of the celebrities that has been tested positive for the Covid-19.

Coronavirus Tom Hanks

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Tom Hanks ( 63 Years old ) is an American actor and filmmaker. Known for both his comedic and dramatic roles, Hanks is one of the most popular and recognizable film stars worldwide. He’s well known for movies like Forrest Gump, Saving Private Ryan  and Cast Away. The actor and his wife Rita Wilson released a statement through Instagram on the 11th of March : We felt a bit tired, like we had colds, and some body aches. Rita had some chills that came and went. Slight fevers too. To play things right, as is needed in the world right now, we were tested for the Coronavirus, and were found to be positive.”

Coronavirus Idriss Elba

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Idriss Elba or Idrissa Akuna Elba ( 47 Years old ) is an  English actor, writer, producer. He took roles in the following movies, American Gangster, Thor, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and many more. On the 16th of March, the English actor tweeted : “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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Alecia Beth Moore ( 40 Years old ) Also known as Pink or P!nk, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, record producer, spokesperson, and model. Recognized for her distinctive, raspy voice and acrobatic stage presence, Pink has sold over 90 million records worldwide, making her one of the world’s best-selling music artists. Pink revealed on Twitter that she was showing symptoms of COVID-19 alongside her son, Jameson two weeks earlier, here’s what she wrote :  “Two weeks ago my three-year old son, Jameson, and I are were showing symptoms of COVID-19. Fortunately, our primary care physician had access to tests and I tested positive. My family was already sheltering at home and we continued to do so for the last two weeks following the instruction of our doctor. Just a few days ago we were re-tested and are now thankfully negative.” .

Coronavirus Prince Charles

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Charles Philip Arthur George or Prince Charles of Wales ( 71 Years old ), is the heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest son of Elizabeth II.  A confirmation made by a Clarence House representative with the following : “The Prince of Wales has tested positive for Coronavirus. He has been displaying mild symptoms but otherwise remains in good health and has been working from home throughout the last few days as usual.”.

Coronavirus Boris Johnson

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Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, or Boris Johnson ( 64 Years old ) is a British politician, writer, and former journalist, who has served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2019. On March 27 , the UK Prime Minister announced on a Tweet that he had been tested positive for COVID-19 and that he developed some mild symptoms, here’s what he said in the tweet : “Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus. I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference as we fight this virus. Together we will beat this. #StayHomeSaveLives” .  after continuing to work on isolation and leading the government. He was then admitted to hospital on Sunday evening after continuing to show symptoms of the virus after a period of 10 days. On the 6th of April he was then moved to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), he recently got out from the ICU but he’s still hospitalized after persistent coronavirus symptoms, A Downing Street spokesman said  that the Prime Minister is in extremely good spirits.

Coronavirus Sophie Grégoire Trudeau

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Sophie Grégoire ( 44 Years old ) is a Canadian TV animator and singer. She is the wife of Justin Trudeau the current Canadian Prime Minister. Sophie was tested positive for COVID-19 on the 12th of March. A statement from the Prime Minister’s office says : “She will remain in isolation for the time being. She is feeling well, is taking all the recommended precautions and her symptoms remain mild,”, Sophie stated : “Although I’m experiencing uncomfortable symptoms of the virus, I will be back on my feet soon.” And she also said : “We will get through this situation together. Please share the facts and take your health seriously.”

Coronavirus Prince Albert II

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Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre Grimaldi or Prince Albert II of Monaco ( 62 Years old ) is the reigning Prince of Monaco and head of the princely house of Grimaldi. The Prince of Monaco was tested positive for COVID-19 the

He answered questions on RTL, he responded :  “The first symptoms appeared on the night of Sunday to Monday, March 15, so it’s been a good week. I did not have the result of my test until Wednesday, but I suspected as it there were symptoms that were beginning to speak.”.  He precised : “I had no loss of taste or smell. At first it was like a cold coming, the cough did not come right away. Then we see that we have a little fever but these are fairly mild symptoms.”.

The sovereign Prince has succeeded in fighting the Coronavirus after almost two weeks of being testing positive for the COVID-19, the sovereign Prince announced that he was cured.

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Things to do at home during the COVID-19 outbreak

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In order to stay safe from getting contaminated with the COVID Coronavirus, staying at home is the best solution to avoid people and reduce the chances of getting infected, however the longer you stay in-door the more it becomes boring and frustrating, we propose in this article some ways to do so that you pass time, have fun and avoid boredom.

COVID  Videogames 

COVID  Videogames  - BuzzMirror

There was always a debate about the videogames, some said they were a waste of time and bad for health and some said it’s stress relieving and a good way to have fun and pass time, however in the current situation they seem to be a great way to have fun alone or with your friends and play with them online since you can’t invite your friends at home during this Corona pandemic.

You don’t have a PlayStation or Xbox or any videogame console ? well that’s not a big problem, you can play videogames on your Computer too or even your mobile phone.

COVID  Exercises

COVID  Exercises - BuzzMirror

You always wanted to get fit but you had your excuses to avoid or not go to a gym, well now is the time to start working out at home, they help you boost your physical health and also helps you get motivated. On the net, there are several places to get some good exercises programs or even teach you how to do some moves, you can either look on websites or just watch videos at YouTube.

COVID  Learning a new Language

COVID  Learning a new Language

Now is the time to start learning a new language, some are easy and others hard to learn, you can start with those easy ones like Spanish or Italian, there’s plenty of ways and resources to get started, YouTube for example, there’s numerous videos in the platform. There’s special courses dedicated to a certain level but the most simplest way is Duolingo, you can either use their website or download their App from the Google Play Store or App Store for mobile usage, use it whenever  you want and wherever you are, it’s a fun app to learn a new language or even improve a language that you already know and talk with.

COVID  Taking online courses 

COVID  Taking online courses   - BuzzMirror

You’re still a student or you finished studying ? guess what, you can still take part and take courses on the internet. Courses helps you develop your skills or acquire new ones from various fields and you can also get certificates for completing the course, these certificates can be from some of the best universities of the world. The courses categories varies from Software development to Photography.

COVID  Movies/TV Series 

COVID  MoviesTV Series  - BuzzMirror

When you finish learning or doing house chores, you can rest by watching your favourite TV Serie or Movie, TV series are good for the long run since there’s numerous episodes that can a have length of a movie sometimes but Movies have a different vibe, however both are good for relaxing and enjoying a good story to pass the time.

COVID Having a discussion 

COVID Having a discussion  - BuzzMirror

In this situation, isolating yourself at home is good but you shouldn’t isolate yourself from social discussion or people, you can still talk to your parents or anyone who lives with you in you in the house or  talk to other people by using the internet, social media is a good place for that, having discussions with your favourite friend or friends. Video calling is a good way too to talk with your family or friends to keep contact with them or even a simple call can do the trick.

COVID  Cleaning and disinfecting the house 

COVID  Cleaning and disinfecting the house  - BuzzMirror

This is a very important thing to do, it’s very crucial to preserve your home’s cleanness. You can use soap and water to clean surfaces like desks, tables, toilets, doorknobs, dishes, etc … And don’t forget to disinfect using a disinfecting product, cleaning alone won’t kill the germs since it’s only removing germs and other impurities but disinfecting do kill the germs and sources of infection. The process of cleaning and disinfecting is really a good way to pass time and ensure the cleanness of your house and safety. Don’t forget to read some guidelines on how to use disinfectors.

COVID  Reading 

COVID  Reading - BuzzMirror

Books are a good way to spend some time and to learn new words too, it depends on the type of the book, it can be either rich with plenty of new informations just like a science book or a history book, or a way to escape the real world and dive in a imaginary world, it’s the case of a Story book especially fantasy books. Some find reading Books is a boring thing to do, but currently with the Coronavirus situation, they need to reconsider that so as to pass the time and learn new things or just to enjoy a good book. There’s an alternative for books, it’s the Comics, they’re a fun way to read and to dive in a story with a different approach, If you don’t have the physical version of a comic, that’s alright, you can find them in the internet and read them either in your computer or phone.

COVID  Trying new cooking recipes 

COVID  Trying new cooking recipes  - BuzzMirror

You never had a time to try to learn a new cooking recipe ? well now you got the whole time. Check if there’s a book of recipes in your house or just check in the internet, there’s a huge amount of recipes that are waiting for you to try them. Watching food from other cultures is a good way to start, it’ll make you very passionate to try to taste the meals that looks delicious Actually learning new meals and recipes makes your meals more diverse and less boring during the current situation with Coronavirus and it also makes you save some cash by making your own instead of ordering food.

Stay safe by staying at your home, together we will fight this Virus and everything will be good.

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The Countries most impacted by COVID-19

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Number of cases were taken from https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus  April 15, 2020, 18:40 GMT

As we’re writing this article, COVID-19 or commonly called as Coronavirus, keep spreading in the world with a rate that differs from a country to another one, More than two  million cases ( 2,052,506 ) of infection had been confirmed till the moment, More than one hundred thousand ( 132,920 ) people have died from COVID-19 however the number of people that recovered from the virus is far more superior that the number of deaths with more than half a million of cases ( 508,387 ). The rate of the infection isn’t same throughout the globe, certain countries report each day a big number of new confirmed cases while others report less, we’ll list you the countries that are the most impacted from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The percentage  that compares between the recoveries and death toll shown below is calculated based on the closed cases ( sum of recoveries and deaths).

1- United States of America

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The United States of America currently is in the top of the most impacted countries  with the COVID-19 pandemic with a total of 622,923 confirmed cases, The closest country to the total number of cases of USA is Spain with a total of 177,633 confirmed cases, from those numbers we can see how much COVID-19 spread within the USA. The death toll is also the highest in the globe compared to the other countries with a total of 27,586 fatalities from the virus, unfortunately the recovery toll isn’t the highest in the word but it’s a good rate with a total of 47 707 with 63% of recovery and 36% of deaths in the closed cases, more than a half million of cases are still active within the country.

2- Spain

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Europe’s most infected country and the world’s second, Spain currently has a total of 177,633 confirmed cases and a death toll with less than twenty thousand fatalities ( 18,579 ), the number of people who recovered from the virus is leading for some optimism during these troubled times with more than seventy thousand confirmed recovered cases ( 70,853 ). Comparing the rate of the Recovery and Death we clearly see the vast difference with a 79% of Recovery and 21% of Fatalities. Slightly less than one hundred thousand ( 88,201 ) of cases are still infected with the virus.

3- Italy

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Italy is the country next to Spain in the total number of confirmed cases with more than a hundred sixty thousand ( 165,155 ), the country used to be the most one with highest death toll until the rapid spread of the virus in the USA, Italy confirmed that 21,645 people have passed away from the virus, it’s the most highest number in Europe. The total of recoveries is higher than the fatalities, with a total of 38,092 recoveries. Italy has a 64% of recoveries and it’s a good number and 36% of deaths. However more than a hundred thousand cases ( 105,418 ) are still battling with Coronavirus.

4- France

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147,863 is France’s total of confirmed cases, thus making it Europe’s third most affected with the COVID-19 pandemic. It has a lesser number of fatalities than Spain or Italy with a total 17,167 but it has also a less number of recovered cases than them, with a total of 30,955. The recovery percentage is 64% while the fatalities percentage is 36% , the rates are similar to Italy’s  but Italy counts more confirmed cases. However 99,741 people are still contaminated with Coronavirus.

5- Germany

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The fifth country in the ranking is Germany, counting more than a hundred and thirty thousand ( 133,209)  confirmed cases, however the country’s death toll is far more inferior than the recovery toll with a total  3,592 of fatalities and  72,600 of recovered cases, making Germany Europe’s country with the most recovered cases and less impacted from the virus even if the country has high total of cases. 95% is the percentage of recovered cases while the percentage of the fatalities is only 5%, we can clearly see the vast difference between the fatalities and recoveries. A total of 57,017 of cases are still active in Germany.

6- United Kingdom

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The United Kingdom counts nearly one hundred thousand cases ( 98,476 ) making it Europe’s fifth  most impacted country, the UK recorded 12,868 in the total of fatalities making it higher than Germany’s total but inferior to the total of France, Italy and Spain. Unfortunately for the people of United Kingdom, until this moment, no recoveries had been confirmed by the officials, making the UK Europe’s country with no recoveries. The death toll for the moment is 100% since there’s no recoveries.

In conclusion, the virus is rapidly spreading and infecting new people and sometimes even those who recovered, each country have is following a certain policy but what most matters is that we unite against one common enemy that’s threatening us, and to eradicate it once and for all.

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The Five Most Deadliest Pandemics History has documented

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We are currently facing an epidemic of the COVID-19, that keeps growing, by now more than 3 million people are infected with the virus, 1 million recovered from it but unfortunately more than 200,000 passed away, no cure or vaccine has been made for the moment, promises for ones are until late 2020 or even 2021. However mankind has faced several pandemics throughout the history, some were far more devastating and ravaging in term of the death toll than the others. Stick with us and we will show you the five deadliest pandemics history has documented.

The Black Death Pandemics 

The Black Death Pandemics  - BuzzMirror

Human history’s most fatal and deadliest pandemic ever, The Black Death is by far most deathly than any other plague/pandemic earth has faced, estimations lies between 75,000,000 to 200,000,000 fatalities and it endured for 7 years during the 14th century between 1346-1353. The plague ravaged every part of the known parts of the globe during those times. It is assumed that the origin of the Black Death is most likely East Asia or Central Asia. The disease is caused by the Yersinia pestis bacterium that was carried by fleas living on Rats, the latter frequently travelling within the ships causing the fast spread of the disease. The consequences of the plagues were very dire, Historian Philip Daileader suggested that it’s likely that over four years, half of the population of Europe perished because of the plague. Cities like Paris suffered the most, with its half of the population passing away.

The Spanish Flu Pandemics 

The Spanish Flu Pandemics - BuzzMirror

Don’t let the name trick you, it was named like that because of the situation back then, it was the World War I , in which Spain didn’t took part and it was the only country who freely published informations related to the epidemic. The Spanish Flu pandemic was unusual influenza pandemic that persisted from 1918 to 1920, usually the influenza killed the elderly and the very young and less deaths in between those 2 proportions of the population, however the Spanish Flu have caused more fatalities in the Young Adults even with strong immunity. This was caused due to the H1N1 virus that later in 2009 caused the swine flu pandemic. Fatalities resulted by the Spanish Flu are estimated between 17,000,000 and 50,000,000, up till 100,000,000.

The HIV/AIDS Pandemics 

The HIVAIDS Pandemics - BuzzMirror

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus believed to be originated from monkeys in Africa, The HIV that targets the immune system and damages it causing the AIDS, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, patients with AIDS have a very weak immune system uncapable of fighting infections and diseases, leading to a certain death. Patients with HIV can avoid developing the AIDS disease through antiretroviral therapy that helps managing the virus but not curing it. It is believed that HIV originated from Monkeys in West Africa that later transmitted the virus to the Humans. Till this day, no cure has been created. Since it’s first discovery in the 1980’s in the United States of America, the death toll of the HIV/AIDS has been noted as 35,000,000 fatalities.

The Plague of Justinian Pandemics 

The Plague of Justinian Pandemics - BuzzMirror

The predecessor of The Black Death, the Plague of Justinian is a pandemic that hit The Byzantine empire and the coastal cities of the Mediterranean Sea, it was named after Justinian I, the emperor of the Byzantines during the initial breakout of the plague. It lasted 1 year, from 541 to 542, resulting in more than 25,000,000 in casualties. It was later confirmed that the Justinian Plague was caused by the same bacterium that led to the Black Death, Yersinia pestis. The plague decimated the population of Constantinople, The Byzantine empire’s Capital by killing 40% of the populace. Episodes of the plague kept reappearing up until 750.

The Antonin Plague Pandemics 

The Antonin Plague Pandemics  - BuzzMirror

No known causes has ever been confirmed, The Antonin Plague ravaged the Roman Empire especially the Army. It’s also called the Plague of Galen, named after Galen the physician who first described the symptoms. The Pandemic started in 165 and persisted until the year 180.  . The disease was spread by the Roman Army that were returning from military campaigns from Asia and the disease led to a total body count culminating up to 5,000,000 deaths.

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