‘Starship Entertainment‘ announced on its official SNS on September 4, “Ahn Yu-jin was confirmed positive for COVID-19 during self-isolation.”
She had a close contact with a confirmed case on August 28 and classified as subject to self-isolation.
Ahn Yu-jin immediately performed a PCR (gene amplification) test. The first test was negative. However, since the morning of the September 3, symptoms of sore throat and fever appeared. After reporting to the local public health center, Ahn Yu-jin conducted a PCR test. Finally, on the morning of the September 4, it was confirmed positive.
Starship said, “We apologize for causing concern to many people,” adding, “We will do our best to help Ahn Yu-jin recover quickly.”
Meanwhile, Ahn Yu-jin is active as an MC for SBS-TV’s ‘Inkigayo’.
<The following is the full text of Starship’s official statement>
Hello. This is Starship Entertainment.
Artist Ahn Yu-jin was diagnosed with COVID-19 during self-isolation.
On August 28, Ahn Yu-jin conducted a PCR (gene amplification) test as an external staff member who had overlapped movements was confirmed with COVID-19, and was negative on the morning of the September 29. She was then in self-quarantine after the result.
During the quarantine period, Ahn Yu-jin was tested through self-diagnosis kit, and while closely checking her health, symptoms of sore throat and fever appeared from the morning of September 3 (Fri). On the morning of the September 4, She was tested positive and diagnosed with COVID-19.
We are currently taking necessary measures in accordance with the guidelines of the quarantine authorities.
We apologize for causing concern to many people. We will do our best to ensure that artists recover quickly by following the guidelines of the quarantine authorities.