The Goodies star died at the age of 79 on April 12 after contracting the virus. He was best known as part of the 1970s comic trio alongside Graeme Garden and Bill Oddie.
The Goodies star died at the age of 79 on April 12 after contracting the virus. He was best known as part of the 1970s comic trio alongside Graeme Garden and Bill Oddie.

Celebrities who have died after being diagnosed with coronavirus

THE coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating impact around the world, with more than 250,000 people dying after contracting the disease.

Tuesday, 5th May 2020, 4:10 pm
Updated Tuesday, 5th May 2020, 4:12 pm

Among the more-than 3.5 million people who have tested positive for Covid-19 around the globe this has included high-profile figures such as Prince of Wales, Hollywood actor Tom Hanks and Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

While Charles, Hanks and Mr Johnson have fully recovered from the illness, other well-known victims have not been as fortunate.

Here are some of the celebrities who have died after being diagnosed with the virus.

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