Glamour Fame | Tags: coronavirusGet all the details of celebrities, athletes diagnosed with COVID-19, and stories that followed after the outbreak. Everything you need to know about the entertainment industry following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. While it's understandable people are confused with the name, Novel Coronavirus is not the same as the coronaviruses we commonly know that circulate among humans and cause mild illness like the common cold. A Novel Coronavirus is a new coronavirus that has not been previously identified. The WHO announced an official name for the disease on February 11, 2020, calling it "Coronavirus Disease 2019" (COVID-19) which was first identified in Wuhan, China. People with COVID-19 are treated and cared differently than patients with common coronavirus.