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3 members of iKON confirmed positive to infectious disease, iKON to halt all activities

iKON members Kim Jin-hwan, Song Yun-hyeong, and Kim Dong-hyuk tested “positive” to Covid-19.

On January 23rd, YG Entertainment reported the news of Kim Jin-hwan, Song Yun-hyeong, and Kim Dong-hyuk’s confirmation of Covid-19 “positive” through an official position. The agency said, “They were first confirmed ‘positive’ through a Covid-19 self-diagnosis kit test conducted on January 22nd after developing mild cold symptoms.”

iKON confirmed positive to infectious disease

YG then announced, “All members of iKON immediately stopped their scheduled activities and conducted PCR test. During self-isolation, except for Bobby, Goo Jun-hoe, and Jung Chan-woo, who received ‘negative’ results, the other 3 members were confirmed to be infected.”

iKON confirmed positive to infectious disease

The agency continued, “We will not try our best to provide support for the rapid recovery of Kim Jin-hwan, Song Yun-hyeong, and Kim Dong-hyuk as well as our artists’ health and safety”, adding that they will take all necessary measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

iKON confirmed positive to infectious disease

Meanwhile, iKON is a boy group that debuted in September 2015. iKON, who are known for several hit songs, such as “MY TYPE”, and “RHYTHM TA”, gained huge love with the mega-hit title track “LOVE SCENARIO” 3 years after their debut.

iKON confirmed positive to infectious disease

Last year, iKON member – Bobby announced the news of his marriage and first child’s birth, drawing keen attention.

Below is the full text of YG Entertainment’s official announcement.

“This is YG Entertainment.

iKON members Kim Jin-hwan, Song Yun-hyeong, and Kim Dong-hyuk were confirmed ‘positive’ to Covid-19 today (January 23rd).

They were first tested ‘positive’ through a Covid-19 self-diagnosis kit test conducted on January 22nd after developing mild cold symptoms.

After that, all iKON members immediately stopped their scheduled activities and conducted PCR test. During self-isolation, except for Bobby, Goo Jun-hoe, and Jung Chan-woo, who received ‘negative’ results, the other 3 members were finally confirmed to be infected.

We will not try our best to provide support for the rapid recovery of Kim Jin-hwan, Song Yun-hyeong, and Kim Dong-hyuk as well as our artists’ health and safety.

In addition, we will faithfully cooperate with the epidemiological investigation of the quarantine authorities and take all necessary measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

If there is any change in the future, we will quickly release a notice.”

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