Two members of girl group EVERGLOW, Yiren and Sihyeon were positively exposed to corona virus on Tuesday (12/12/2020) night. Despite being declared positive for Covid on December 1, EVERGLOW is known to be in direct contact with people who were later known to be positive for Covid-19 on November 22, 2020.
Then, EVERGLOW also appeared as a guest star on one of Yoo Hee Yeol Sketchbook’s KBS events on November 24, 2020. Therefore, all artists and crew of Yoo Hee Yeol Sketchbook who were involved in recording the episode with EVERGLOW immediately underwent a Covid test. The guest stars were Gummy, Kim Hyun Chul, Joo Hyun Mi, and Teen Top.
Yoo Hee Yeol and the crew immediately conducted tests and waited for the results. We will release the details after the test results come out,” wrote antenna music agency, reported from Soompi, Wednesday (2/12/2020). Sources from KBS have released an official statement relating to the matter.
“After we were contacted about Yiren and Sihyeon’s positive Covid-19 test results on December 1, everyone present in the recording underwent a test this morning, December 2, 2020,” a KBS representative said.
Awanya, Yiren was declared positive for Covid-19 first. Then, all EVERGLOW members must undergo a test. The result was also known that Sihyeon was also positively exposed to corona virus and the other four members were negative.
Although the four members of Yuehua Entertainment’s girl group were declared negative, they will undergo a two-week self-quarantine. This is done to prevent the spread of the virus within the agency.
Furthermore, Yuehua Entertainment said that its institution will actively follow government guidelines. To prevent the spread of corona virus and ensure there is no risk of infection in the company.
“We will work harder to do our best to look after our artists,” Yuehua Entertainment said.