Artists who had COVID-19
He died on March 16 2020 after recovering. Maybe he was the first singer known to have died as a result of COVID-19.
Source: https://www.ilgiornale.it/news/milano/laddio-bassi-menestrello-bassa-che... (in Italian)
Confirmed on March 23 2020.
Several members of the band were confirmed to have tested positive for COVID-19 on March 22 2020.
At least one member of this band, that was on tour with Testament, had all the symptoms of COVID-19. He confirmed it on March 18 2020.
Confirmed on March 26 2020.
While hospitalized for treatment of leukemia, he contracted coronavirus and COVID-19. He died on March 27 2020.
Source: https://g1.globo.com/rj/rio-de-janeiro/noticia/2020/03/27/morre-o-desenh... (in Brazilian Portuguese)
Their keyboardist Detto Mariano died on March 25 2020.
Source: https://www.repubblica.it/spettacoli/musica/2020/03/25/news/e_morto_dett... (in Italian)
Their original guitarrist, Lou Kouvaris, died on March 29 2020.
He confirmed on March 30 2020 he had been diagnosed with coronavirus, but was healed.
Source: https://www.montevideo.com.uy/Tiempo-libre/Jorge-Drexler-tuvo-coronaviru... (in Spanish)
Their frontman Alan Merrill died in Manhattan on March 29, 2020, aged 69, from complications arising from COVID-19, during the 2020 coronavirus pandemic in the United States.
Drummer and singer Patrick Gibson died on April 05 2020.
Source: https://la1ere.francetvinfo.fr/martinique/deces-musicien-819782.html (in French)
Confirmed on March 21 2020.
Source: https://www.rnd.de/promis/oliver-pocher-mit-coronavirus-infiziert-comedi... (in German)
Singer Ruben Melogno died on March 27.
Source: https://radiouruguay.uy/ruben-melogno-victima-del-coronavirus/ (in Portuguese)
Confirmed on April 24 2020.
Source: https://gauchazh.clicrbs.com.br/donna/gente/noticia/2020/04/cantor-mumuz... (in Portuguese)
He died on May 4, aged 65.
Although he received treatment for COVID-19 which had seemed successful, he died of pneumonia on May 07 2020.
He died of COVID-19 on April 15 2020, aged 92.
Died on May 11 2020, aged 64.
Source: https://primapavia.it/cronaca/addio-ad-albert-one-il-cantante-e-dj-paves... (in Italian)
Madonna admitted she did test positive, but did not envolve to COVID-19. She later stirred some controversy after claiming to have been healed with cloroquine, a medicine that doesn't have any guaranteed effects in the treatment of COVID, becoming victim to the cancel culture.
While hospitalized for another health ailment, he contracted corona virus. He died on May 13 2020.
Source: https://www.yucatan.com.mx/espectaculos/yoshio-pierde-la-batalla-contra-... (in Spanish)
Bocelli and his family (including his son Matteo) all received the diagnosis in March, but he only made it public on May 20, after being declared healed.
Their member Chris Trousdale died on June 2, aged 34.
Zé Neto announced his diagnosis on June 28 2020. He was subject to heavy criticism as he did not respect isolation measures.
Source: https://g1.globo.com/sp/sao-jose-do-rio-preto-aracatuba/noticia/2020/06/... (in Brazilian Portuguese).
She died on June 04 2020, aged 90.
Source: https://www.uai.com.br/app/noticia/e-mais/2020/06/06/noticia-e-mais,2592... (in Brazilian Portuguese).
He died on July 05, after three months in a battle for a healing.
On July 8, Kanye admitted he had felt ill with COVID, but later turned his attention towards the US presidential campaign.