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Important Reminders From Celebs And Personalities Who Tested Positive For COVID-19

Tom Hanks, Idris Elba, and even "Game of Thrones'" ginger-beard giant Kristofer Hivju have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus—here's what to learn from them

Remain calm despite the uncertainty.

Follow the rules; they're there for a reason.

Take the situation seriously.

Learn to think of others' safety and well-being aside from your own.

A number of international celebrities and personalities have reminded us to keep those lessons and more in mind as the world continues to push back against the COVID-19 global pandemic. Take it from them—they tested positive for the virus and you'd expect them to be the first to, well, freak out. But rather than entertain a spiral into meltdown and allow panic to take over, they've instead used their influence to model how having a positive mindset and heeding doctors' advice are truly the best things to do in a time of great confusion.

Check out what they had to say below:


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