03 September 2020 16:43
Dwayne Johnson, the actor and former wrestler known as the Rock, announced on Instagram on Wednesday that he and his family had recently tested positive for the coronavirus. Mr. Johnson, 48, said they had become infected around two and a half weeks ago, from "very close family friends." He called it "one of the most challenging and difficult things we have ever had to endure as a family," but added that he and his family were now "on the other end of it" and were healthy and no longer contagious. While the symptoms were mild for his youngest daughters, Jasmine and Tiana, Mr. Johnson said he and his wife had a "rough go" with the virus. Mr. Johnson also used urged people to wear masks. "It baffles me that some people out there — including some politicians — will take this idea of wearing masks and make it part of a political agenda," he said.