Kpop band ENHYPEN’s five members test COVID-19 positive
BELIFT LAB managed boyband, ENHYPEN's five member test positive for Coronavirus. The members show up mild symptoms
Kpop boyband, ENHYPEN’s five of the members have tested positive for Coronavirus. Their agency BELIFT LAB has officially confirmed the news to fans. Group’s active members – Jungwon, Heeseung, Jay, Jake and Sunghoon had to self-quarantine themselves after their test results came out to be positive. The members apparently showed up mild symptoms.
In its official statement, BELIFT LAB stated, “Hello. This is BELIFT LAB. ENHYPEN members Jungwon, Heeseung, Jay, Jake and Sunghoon have been diagnosed as positive for the COVID-19 infection while undergoing self-quarantine. Following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case on a production site, ENHYPEN entered into preemptive self-quarantine from Thursday, August 26, and was classified by government authorities on Friday, August 27 as requiring self-quarantine due to close contact. During his self-quarantine, Jake began exhibiting symptoms including coughing and a fever on Sunday, August 29, and after reporting his symptoms to the local government health center, he underwent PCR testing. He was found positive for COVID-19 on the morning of Monday, August 30. Subsequently, members Jungwon, Heeseung, Jay, and Sunghoon began showing similar symptoms on Monday, and PCR testing was carried out, which confirmed their positive diagnoses for COVID-19. Following instructions from health authorities, the necessary measures are being carried out, including assignment and relocation to treatment facilities; the members are currently showing light symptoms.”
The statement further read, “After the COVID-19 case occurred on site on Wednesday, August 25, all who were present including the artists underwent PCR testing, were confirmed as negative, and entered into self-quarantine; as such, the possibility of further spread is low. All artists and staff undergoing self-quarantine performed self-testing twice a day and closely monitored their health and quickly carried out PCR testing as soon as any symptoms appeared.”
According to media reports, ENHYPEN members were reportedly prepping for their comeback album release. The boyband made its debut with the release of Border: Day One album last year. The seven members group had last released the music video of the B-side track Fever in May.
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