Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Opens Up About Testing Positive for COVID-19
Dwayne Johnson, also known as “The Rock,” took to Instagram to discuss how he and his family all tested positive for COVID-19.
Johnson opened up about how he, his wife, and daughters tested positive for the virus. As someone trying to do everything possible to keep his family safe during this pandemic, Johnson expresses how the news left his family shocked.
We are all aware he has overcome multiple adversities throughout his career. However, Johnson calls this “one of the most challenging and difficult things” his family has ever had to endure.
Fortunately, he and his family have fully recovered and are now healthy once again. He recognizes that they have been “blessed” for being able to overcome COVID-19. Johnson acknowledges that not everyone has been lucky enough to be where he is and make it to the other side.
— WWE Business (@wwebusiness1) September 3, 2020
To elaborate more on his experience, Johnson explains how his family contracted the virus from a close family friend. He clarifies that these are people he still loves and trusts, but warns people not to make the same mistake. He encourages people to take further measures when reuniting with the people they love, such as having them get tested before visiting. Along with this, he emphasizes the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle to boost the immune system.
He finishes his video by discussing the debate on masks. He magnifies how this is not a political topic, but one on trying to be a better human being. Finally, he thanks the doctors, nurses, and everyone in the front lines who are risking their lives trying to save ours.
Even arguably the toughest guy in the world got COVID and wants you to wear a mask damnit!
— Eric Feigl-Ding (@DrEricDing) September 3, 2020
His video is heartwarming and eye-opening. We see people as healthy as Johnson, seemingly invincible, discuss his struggle with COVID-19. He shows us that there is hope as long as we follow the CDC health guidelines, wear a mask, and keep our distance.
Johnson promises to do a Q&A with more information on his experience soon on Instagram so be sure to watch out for that. We are so glad that Johnson and his family made a full recovery and appreciate him sharing their story.