The "Jumanji" star Dwayne Johnson has revealed on Instagram that he and his family had tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) around three ago, but thankfully all of them are now on the mend.

In his video message, the 48-year-old actor shared that his wife, Lauren Hashian, and their two daughters Jasmine, 4, and Tiana, 2, had all been diagnosed with coronavirus and had been sick for the past few weeks. But now, the family is fortunately recovering.

"I wanted to give you guys a little helpful update on things that have been going on on my end for the past two-and-a-half to three weeks now. So the update is this: my wife Lauren as well as my two baby girls and myself, we have all tested positive for COVID-19," Johnson shared on Instagram.

"I could tell you that this has been one of the most challenging and difficult things we have ever had to endure as a family, and for me, too, personally as well," the Jumanji star added. "And I've gone through some doozies in the past."

But now that he has suffered from COVID-19, he knows that nothing compares to it, not even “nasty injuries, or being evicted, or even being broke, which I have been more than a few times." Another reason that made contracting and living through the virus so different for Johnson was his family who is his “No.1 priority” as he is always trying to “protect my family. And protect my children, my loved ones."

He further shared that he and his family contracted the virus from family friends who are "devastated" that they became the cause behind spreading the virus to the Johnson family.

"I wish it was only me who tested positive, but it wasn't, it was my entire family, so this one was a real kick in the gut. But I am happy to tell you guys that we as a family are good. We're on the other end of it, we're on the other side. We're no longer contagious, and we are — thank God — we are healthy,” he added.

While his daughters, Jazzy and Tia, "bounced back" from the virus quickly and “it's been life as normal, happy babies running around and playing” for them, he and his wife "had a rough go at it."

"We are counting our blessings right now because we're well aware that it isn't always the case that you get on the other end of COVID-19 stronger and healthier. I have had some of my best friends have lost their parents, their loved ones, to this virus that is so incredibly relentless and unforgiving, and it is insidious," he said.

He also urged his fans to not throw caution to the wind just because months have gone by since the pandemic began.

"If you guys are having family and friends over to your house, you know them, you trust them. They can be quarantining just like you guys. You still never know. You never know," he said, suggesting to have visitors "tested the day before. Don't let your guard down, boosts your immunity with antioxidants, vitamins, things of that nature," he said.

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