David Bryan, Keyboardist of Bon Jovi, Announces Positive Coronavirus Test

Junie Sihlangu
Mar 23, 2020
01:25 P.M.
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The coronavirus pandemic is truly affecting everyone, including Hollywood stars. Recently, Bon Jovi’s keyboard player took to social media to reveal that he had caught the virus.


On Saturday, David Bryan shared on Instagram that he received the test results for the coronavirus and found that he was positive. He explained in his post that he’d been feeling sick for a week but would also feel better daily.

The musician made a plea to his fans stating: “Please don’t be afraid!!! It’s the flu not the plague.” Bryan, 58, revealed that he had been in quarantine for the whole week and was going to stay put for another one.

David Bryan of Bon Jovi performs at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on May 6, 2011, in Uniondale, New York | Photo: Kevin Mazur/WireImage/Getty Images


David Bryan tests positive for COVID-19

He went on to share his plan of action when he starts feeling better saying: “I’ll get tested again to make sure I’m free of this nasty virus.” The star then urged his fans to be helpful to one another through this trying time.

This will be over soon

He ended his post with some words of encouragement noting that “This will be over soon... with the help of every American !!” Bryan revealed the state of mind he was in currently by sharing a photo of himself smiling positively.


Other stars who tested positive

The artist is now the latest celebrity to catch the virus alongside others like Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Andy Cohen, and Idris Elba. Bryan is a founding member of Bon Jovi and a Tony Award-winning composer for the Broadway musical “Memphis.”


Cohen shares diagnosis

“Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen” host Cohen announced that he’d tested positive for the coronavirus last Friday. He shared the news on his Instagram account.


Andy won’t host show from home

Cohen explained in his post how he’d been on self-quarantine after he started feeling ill. He shared how he had intended on hosting his show from home but that he’d postponed that plan due to his diagnosis.


Cohen thanks medical community

The star explained that he wanted to stay focused on getting better. He ended his post by thanking medical professionals for their work and encouraged his fans to stay home and to take care.

We at AmoMama do our best to give you the most updated news regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, but the situation is constantly changing. We encourage readers to refer to the online updates from CDC, WHO, or Local Health Departments to stay updated. Take care!