Prominent people who have died of coronavirus-related illness

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  • The spread of the novel coronavirus has led to over 82,000 deaths worldwide, including some celebrities and public figures.
  • Prominent figures like playwright Terrence McNally, actor Mark Blum, and actress Lucia Bosè are believed to have died from illnesses related to the virus.
  • Here are all the celebrities and notable people believed to have died of illnesses related to the novel coronavirus.
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Patricia Bosworth, a Hollywood actress who wrote bestselling biographies about Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, and Montgomery Clift, died of health complications related to the coronavirus at 86 on April 3. Bosworth co-starred with Audrey Hepburn in “The Nun’s Story” in 1959.

Patricia Bosworth

Patricia Bosworth arrives for the premiere of “Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus” in New York.

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Source: The Wrap

Lucia Bosè, an actress who starred on the TV show “Double Image,” died at 89 of pneumonia on March 23. Spanish news outlet 5TeleCinco reported that she was infected with the coronavirus.

Lucia Bosé

The Italian actress Lucia Bosé during the filming of the TV show “Double Image” in the garden of her home in Madrid in 1969.

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Source: Billboard, Yahoo, 5TeleCinco, El País

Li Wenliang, a Chinese doctor who tried to warn medics of the novel coronavirus and contracted it while treating patients in Wuhan, China, died of the virus on February 7.


Li Wenliang wears a respirator mask, following the coronavirus outbreak, in Wuhan, China, on February 3, 2020.


Source: BBC News

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