SEVENTEEN are being examined as a precaution (Image: Han Myung-Gu/WireImage)
SEVENTEEN and NCT have undergone Covid-19 testing, after coming into contact with a confirmed optimistic case at a hair salon.
Pledis Leisure confirmed that each one 13 members of SEVENTEEN are being examined as a pre-emptive measure, and are self-quarantining.
A press release from the company learn: ‘The hair salon visited by SEVENTEEN on December 16 was additionally visited by somebody who examined optimistic for Covid-19. We have been knowledgeable immediately that this confirmed case visited concurrently SEVENTEEN and that some paths crossed.
‘Well being authorities didn’t formally request for SEVENTEEN to obtain testing, however for the security of the artists and workers, all members acquired Covid-19 testing immediately as a preemptive measure, and they’re self-quarantining till the take a look at outcomes are launched.
‘We apologise for inflicting concern to followers, and we’ll do our greatest for the well being and security of all of our artists.’
Shortly after this assertion, SM Leisure confirmed that NCT would even be getting examined, after their make-up artist crossed paths with the identical confirmed case on the salon.
The company’s assertion learn: ‘It grew to become identified immediately that NCT’s make-up workers crossed paths with a confirmed case on the hair salon. Their KBS Track Competition prerecording scheduled for immediately was inevitably cancelled to ensure that the entire members to obtain Covid-19 testing as a preemptive measure.
NCT cancelled a efficiency (seen right here, NCT 127 (Image: Kate Inexperienced/Getty Pictures for MTV)
‘The standing of future scheduled actions might be mentioned relying on the take a look at outcomes.’
Nonetheless, the KBS Track Competition will go forward.
The information got here after it was confirmed that Golden Youngster member Jaehyun had examined optimistic for Covid-19; he’s believed to share the identical salon as SEVENTEEN.
Woollim Leisure confirmed that the singer is quarantining, and is asymptomatic.
A press release learn: ‘Golden Youngster’s Bong Jaehyun examined optimistic for Covid-19 on the morning of December 17.
‘Bong Jaehyun acquired preemptive testing on the night of December 16, and he was confirmed optimistic this morning. Apart from scheduled filming, Bong Jaehyun didn’t participate in any exterior actions. All workers who could have crossed paths with him have additionally taken essential measures comparable to testing.
‘Bong Jaehyun at present exhibits no signs, and he might be quarantined individually following the rules by well being authorities.
‘Following Bong Jaehyun’s confirmed analysis, disinfection was carried out in his dorm and Woollim Leisure headquarters. As well as, the Golden Youngster members and all of our firm workers acquired preemptive testing whether or not or not they got here involved with Bong Jaehyun, and they’re all in self-quarantine.
‘We’ll as soon as once more share updates when take a look at outcomes are launched for the opposite Golden Youngster members. We ask to your understanding in inflicting concern, and we’ll do our greatest in following Covid-19 protocol and managing sanitation.’
Whereas South Korea was held up for instance on easy methods to include the virus earlier this 12 months, there was a rise in circumstances not too long ago, with 880 circumstances recorded on Tuesday.
South Korea, inhabitants 51 million, has confirmed 46,000 circumstances this 12 months, with 634 deaths, in distinction with the 1.9 million circumstances within the UK, inhabitants 66 million, with over 65,000 confirmed deaths.