COVID cases at Will Smith's company

Updated: 15 August, 2020 07:06 IST | Agencies | Washington

Ten staffers of Will and wife Jada Pinkett Smith's Westbrook Inc tested positive for COVID-19, raising questions about the protocols in place to prevent infections.

Will Smith with wife Jada Pinkett Smith
Will Smith with wife Jada Pinkett Smith

Ten staffers of Will and wife Jada Pinkett Smith's Westbrook Inc tested positive for COVID-19, raising questions about the protocols in place to prevent infections, and whether it's still soon for production to restart.

Westbrook has given out relatively little information about the outbreak. In a statement issued to Variety on Thursday, the company said production on one project that involved the infected workers had been halted. The company did not identify the project.

Production on a series of other shows, which involve workers who were not infected, has reportedly not been affected, as per a company spokesperson. The company said it had been following local guidelines.

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First Published: 15 August, 2020 07:04 IST

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