By Daniel S. Levine – March 21, 2020 05:46 pm EDT Share 0 Comments 0 During the coronavirus pandemic, celebrities have found new ways to help out. While some are raising spirits with Instagram posts from home, others are making big donations to help communities hurt by school closings and grocery shortages. Some have even donated their time to read complete children’s books on Instagram this week. The number of coronavirus cases and deaths have continued to climb, and have only accelerated in the U.S. this past week. There are more than 299,000 cases worldwide and 12,700 total deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University. In the U.S. alone, there are more than 24,000 confirmed cases and 285 total deaths. The crisis has hit celebrities as well, with many revealing they tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson announced they were diagnosed in Australia on March 11 after feeling symptoms. Idris Elba, Daniel Dae Kim, Olga Kurylenko, Colton Underwood and Andy Cohen are among the other celebrities who went public with their diagnoses to show how important it is to take this seriously. Scroll on to see how celebrities are giving back during… Read full this story
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