SEVENTEEN Jeonghan’s pcr test resulted as positive for COVID-19 In Ahead of the Comeback
As SEVENTEEN prepares for their comeback, Jeonghan was diagnosed with COVID-19.
On April 13th, PLEDIS Entertainment announced that Jeonghan had been tested positive for COVID-19 after he developed an irritable throat and a slight cough. The agency said that Jeonghan was in short contact to Mingyu and Vernon the day before however, they were all covered in masks when they met. Thankfully that none of the remaining 10 SEVENTEEN members have any signs.
SEVENTEEN is currently preparing to return with a full-length album May. The group will release their first English-language single “Darl+ing” as a pre-release track on April 15.
PLEDIS Entertainment‘s complete English statement reads like this:
It’s PLEDIS Entertainment.
We’d like to give you some details about SEVENTEEN Jeonghan, a member of SEVENTEEN, receiving a diagnosis of COVID-19, as well being able to make adjustments to his lifestyle.
Jeonghan was found to be positive for COVID on the self-test he conducted on Wednesday evening 13th April. He immediately underwent a fast antigen test and was diagnosed by COVID-19. Jeonghan is suffering from an irritated throat as well as a mild cough. He is undergoing self-treatment at home.
Jeonghan briefly interacted Mingyu and Vernon briefly Mingyu along with Vernon on 13 April, however they were all wearing masks and were not in any contact at all. Additionally, all SEVENTEEN members, excluding Jeonghan, Mingyu, and Vernon have not shown any indications.
It would therefore make it difficult for him to be able to take the SEVENTEEN activities during the time. We will send you information on the resumption of his activities.
Our goal is to offer assistance for the quick recovery of Jeonghan and place our top importance on the safety and health of the artists we work with. We will remain fully in accordance with the guidelines and requests of the healthcare authorities.
Thank you for your support.”