One of Lovelyz members, Seo Jisoo, has tested positive for COVID-19. The agency, Woollim Entertainment, confirmed the news by releasing an official statement.
Lovelyz Jisoo Tested Positive for COVID-19
Lovelyz member, Seo Jisoo, has been tested positive for COVID-19 disease. On June 22 morning, Seo Jisoo had undergone preemptive testing, followed by a diagnosis that she had positively been infected by the Coronavirus.
Woollim Entertainment share Lovelyz Seo Jisoo has tested positive for COVID-19 as of June 22nd.— m. (@globalmyeon) June 23, 2021
Members of Lovelyz and their staff who have come into contact with Jisoo have gone into self-isolation. pic.twitter.com/0jcdqshAXG
Due to these circumstances, Lovelyz Jisoo had to pause all her activities, complying with all guidelines from the health authorities.
Sending well wishes to K-pop star Jisoo of girl group Lovelyz who has tested positive for COVID-19— Jeff Benjamin (@Jeff__Benjamin) June 23, 2021
Her group members and the staff members that were in contact with her have gone into self-isolation
Stay safe and vigilant, everyone ❤️❤️ https://t.co/9S2eBcKTlH
Agency Confirmed Seo Jisoo is COVID-19 Positive from a Related Staff Member
According to the official statement from Woollim Entertainment, Seo Jisoo received information on June 21 afternoon that a related staff member was confirmed COVID-19 positive. Lovelyz Jisoo then decided to get preemptive testing on the morning of June 22 and then received the same result.
“Lovelyz member Seo Jisoo was diagnosed with COVID-19 on the morning of June 22.
She received preemptive testing after being told on the afternoon of June 21 that a related staff member was diagnosed with COVID-19, and she was confirmed to have tested positive on the morning of June 22.”Woollim Entertainment
All Lovelyz Members Postpone Schedule due to Self-Quarantine for COVID-19 Closed Contact, Mijoo and Kei Schedule Cancelled
After confirming Lovelyz Jisoo to be a positive patient of COVID-19, it means that all Lovelyz members are now classified as close contacts. Therefore, all Lovelyz members must enter self-quarantine and postpone all their scheduled activities.
Woollim Entertainment share Lovelyz Seo Jisoo has tested positive for COVID-19 as of June 22nd— 파룬 (@balloon_wanted) June 23, 2021
Members of Lovelyz and their staff who have come into contact with Jisoo have gone into self-isolation https://t.co/9mWXfgrPd4
As a result, Lovelyz Mijoo’s schedule was also canceled due to having close contact with COVID-19 positive Jisoo. Therefore, Mijoo’s special DJ appearance for SBS Power FM’s Cultwo Show has been canceled due to COVID-19 regulations.
“Although Mijoo has received a negative result for COVID-19, she will be doing a two-week quarantine as she was in close contact. There will be no recording for the show during her quarantine period.”Woollim Entertainment
LOVELYZ Lee Mijoo cancel her schedule as special DJ of SBS PowerFM ‘Cultwo Show’ today following self quarantine after member Seo Jisoo positive with COVID-19— KPOP WORLD INA (@kpopers_family) June 23, 2021
tvN ‘Six Sense 2’ side stated there’s no issue with Mijoo appearance as there no filming schedule for the next 2 weeks pic.twitter.com/lKLGNyeKta
At the same time, Lovelyz Kei also had to cancel her role in the musical Midnight Sun after Jisoo tested positive for COVID-19.
Kei will not be appearing in her musical, “Midnight Sun”, after Jisoo tested positive for COVID-19. She will not be performing on the 26th and July 3rd, and Kang Hye-in and Lee Ah-jin will replace her in the Hena role in the respective days.https://t.co/A6x8G50DHU— 루니 (@LinusGG_) June 23, 2021
A Complete Official Statement from Woollim Entertainment on Jisoo’s Positive COVID Test
On June 23, Lovelyz Jisoo agency, Woollim Entertainment, confirmed her COVID-19 positive test by releasing the following official statement:
This is Woollim Entertainment.
Lovelyz member Seo Jisoo was diagnosed with COVID-19 on the morning of June 22.
She received preemptive testing after being told on the afternoon of June 21 that a related staff member was diagnosed with COVID-19, and she was confirmed to have tested positive on the morning of June 22.
As a result, she has halted all activities, and the measures required by health authorities are being taken.
The Lovelyz members and all related staff members, who have been classified as those who came into close contact with Jisoo, were tested on the afternoon of June 22 and have entered self-quarantine.
With the safety of our artists and employees as the top priority, we will follow the requests and guidelines of health authorities as the test results are released.
We ask for your understanding regarding the concern caused, and we will put in our full effort to follow COVID-19 guidelines and take preventive measures.
For those who cant open the link. Jisoo was positive with covid-19 on 22nd June pic.twitter.com/297bypYjc0— arin (ia) (@caffeineminwon) June 23, 2021
All Lovelyz Members Tested Negative for COVID-19, Except for Jisoo
A while after confirming Jisoo’s COVID-19 positive test, Woollim Entertainment also informed that all members of Lovelyz had been tested negative of COVID-19. However, they still have to undergo self-isolation until July 4, following the government guidelines.
“Hello, this is Woollim Entertainment.
We would like to inform you about Lovelyz. All seven members except for Jisoo have tested negative for COVID-19 as of June 23. According to government guidelines, the members and related staff will be in self-isolation until July 4.
We consider the safety of our artists and staff as our top priority and we will continue to take measures in accordance to the requests and guidelines of the authorities.
We ask for you understanding for causing concern and we will do our best to comply with the COVID-19 guidelines, social distancing, and artist management.
All other 7 members tested negative. pic.twitter.com/faEIyQbDUK— 올리비아 밎세꼬 ( ´͈ ᵕ `͈ ) (@MiJooislove) June 23, 2021
Jisoo’s positive test is the second COVID-19 report from Kpop idol this week. Previously, SEVENTEEN had also need to go under self-quarantine despite tested COVID-19 negative.
Let’s hope that Lovelyz Jisoo will get better very soon, and all Lovelyz members to be able to resume their activities.
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