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Politicians who tested positive for Covid-19

Komal FatimaWeb Editor

30th Mar, 2020. 03:30 pm
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Politicians who tested positive for Covid-19

Here is the list of prominent politicians who ave tested positive for Covid-19.

Patrick Devedjian


A French former cabinet minister Patrick Devedjian has become one of the first high-profile politicians to die of COVID-19.

Former president of a Parisian administrative district, Patrick Devedjian succumbs to Coronavirus, the Haut-de-Seine department announced on Sunday.

Princess Maria from Spain

Spanish Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Parma died due to Covid-19. She is the first royal to die from coronavirus.

The international news agency reported that Princess Maria, 86, was the cousin of Spain’s King Felipe VI.

Princess’s brother Prince Sixto Enrique de Borbon, the Duke of Aranjuez, released the news on Facebook that she died due to Covid-19.

Carmen Calvo

Politicians who tested positive for Covid-19

Carmen Calvo is Spain’s deputy prime minister. Spain’s government confirmed that she had tested positive for the virus.

Boris Johnson

Politicians who tested positive for Covid-19

British Prime Minister is also among the politicians who have tested positive. The prime minister tweeted: “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.”

Downing Street said Mr. Johnson had been tested on the advice of his chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty, who has been experiencing “mild symptoms” on Thursday.

Abba Kyari

Politicians who tested positive for Covid-19

The Nigerian president’s influential chief of staff is also among the prominent political figures who contracted the virus. In his 70s, Kyari is an important figure in President Muhammadu Buhari’s government.

Rand Paul

Politicians who tested positive for Covid-19

Rand Paul is another politician who became the victim of the virus. He is Republican of Kentucky and is the first United States senator to test positive for coronavirus.

Prince Albert

Politicians who tested positive for Covid-19

International news revealed that Prince Albert of Monaco also became the victim of Covid-19. the principality said in a statement on Thursday, adding there were “no concerns for his health”.

Micheal Barnier 


Micheal is the European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator. He confirmed the news in his tweet.

Bento Albuquerque


Mines and Energy Minister in Brazil Bento Albuquerque has tested positive for coronavirus. Brazil’s president confirmed the news.

Augusto Heleno

Augusto Heleno is Brazil’s national security advisor, a retired army general and one of Bolsonaro’s closest aides. He confirmed the news in a tweet.

Antonio Viera Monteiro

The chairman of the Portuguese unit of Santander, Spain’s largest bank, died from the coronavirus on Wednesday.

Matthew Hancock


He is the Briain’s Health Secretary. He announced the news on March 27.

Alpha Barry

Alpha Barry is another politician who contracted the virus. He is Burkina Faso’s foreign minister.

Simeon Sawadogo

He is another politician from Burkina Faso who contracted the virus. Simeon is Burkina Faso’s interior minister

Stanislas Ouaro

He is Burkina Faso’s minister of education

Oumarou Idani

Burkina Faso’s minister of mines has tested positive.

Michal Wos

Poland’s environment minister Michal Wos is another politician who became a victim of Covid-19.

Fabio Wajngarten

The press secretary for Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tested positive after he returned from a US trip where he met, among others, US President Donald Trump.

Francis Suarez

Miami city’s mayor confirmed that he has tested positive.

Franck Riester

He is also among the politicians who grabbed the virus. He is a French culture minister.

Irene Montero

The Spanish minister is too among the political figures who contracted the virus.

Pere Aragones

The Catalan deputy head of government announced the disease on March 15.

Quim Torra

Quim Torra is the local leader of Spain’s Catalonia region.

Begona Gomez

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s wife tested positive

Massoumeh Ebtekar

The Iranian vice president is the country’s top government and is in the list of politicians who grabbed the virus.

Peter Dutton

The Australian home affairs minister also contracted Covid-19.

Nadine Dorries

He is the first British politician to contract the virus. He is a minister in the United Kingdom’s health department.

Friedrich Merz

He has been campaigning to lead Germany’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) at a congress planned for this year.

Jeremy Issacharoff

Israel’s ambassador to Germany Jeremy Issacharoff is also among the prominent politicians who contracted Covid-19.

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