IST Entertainment confirmed that THE BOYZ Eric had been diagnosed with COVID-19. In the meantime, the agency is still waiting for the result of the other members test.
THE BOYZ Eric Tested Positive for COVID-19 after His 3rd Vaccine
After Eric had completed the third dose of his COVID-19 vaccine, Eric was informed that an acquaintance of the friend he had dinner with had tested positive for COVID-19. Eric then took a PCR test the following day and tested negative.
Not only once, but Eric also tested negative with a self-testing kit. Therefore, he decided to join THE BOYZ activities on January 22. However, on January 23, Eric took another PCR test and received a positive COVID-19 result.
THE BOYZ members and staff underwent COVID-19 preemptive test
After hearing the news that Eric was tester positive for COVID-19, all THE BOYZ members and staff took preemptive test for COVID-19. As of this writing, the agency hasn’t got the result yet.
IST Entertainment released an official statement
This is IST Entertainment.
We are informing you that the agency’s artist, THE BOYZ’s Eric, has tested positive for COVID-19.
On January 20, after THE BOYZ member Eric completed the third dose of his COVID-19 vaccine, he received a contact that an acquaintance of the friend he had dinner with had tested positive for COVID-19, so he preemptively took a PCR test on the morning of January 21 and tested negative.
After testing negative on January 21, Eric did not have any particular symptoms, so he was quarantined until January 21. He joined [THE BOYZ’s] scheduled activities after confirming he tested negative with a self-testing kit on January 22. Afterward, since a group reality show filming was scheduled for January 24, Eric preemptively took a PCR test again on January 23, and he received a positive test result on the morning of January 24.
After hearing news of Eric’s positive COVID-19 test, this morning, THE BOYZ and the staff all got tested for COVID-19.
Currently, we are waiting for the results of the tests.
Furthermore, we promptly delivered this news to the organizers of last weekend’s scheduled activity.
We will post another official announcement immediately once the test results are out.
THE BOYZ will adjust their official schedule, and we will inform you of changes to the schedule afterward through the official home page.
We apologize for causing concern, and the company is currently taking the other necessary measures in accordance with the guidelines set by health authorities. We will do our best for the health and safety of our artists by following the health authorities’ self-quarantine and prevention guidelines as our top priority.
We wish Eric to get better soon, and stay healthy, THE BOYZ and The B!
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