After UP10TION Bitto was confirmed positive for COVID-19, Stray Kids, Jung Yong Hwa and Norazo, who were on the music show with him, underwent the COVID-19 test, and here is the result.
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Stray Kids' agency JYP Entertainment announced on their official SNS on November 30 that, "Stray Kids did not have contact with the confirmed person on the music broadcast last weekend, but we conducted the test on the day as a preemptive response considering the artists' safety and health as a top priority."
"All Stray Kids members were tested negative after screening at a clinic in Gangnam-gu," they said. "Stray Kids will resume their scheduled activities normally from December 1."
CNBLUE Jung Yong Hwa tweeted, "The result is negative, guys," adding, "I'm sorry to have worried you, but I hope all the other colleagues and staff members are fine."
Meanwhile, CNBLUE Lee Jung Shin said on his personal Instagram account on December 1, "Fortunately, the result came out negative. But I'll have to be more careful in the future. I know. You should be careful, too. I saw the medical staff working so hard today. Please cheer up for them a bit more. Thank you very much. I hope this situation ends soon and the day will come when the hard-working medical staff and everyone can rest comfortably!" He then posted a photo of his COVID-19 test results.
Wonheum of Norazo also posted on his Instagram, "13 members of Norazo team (Jo Bin, me, the manager, choreographer, stylist, hair stylist, makeup team) had the COVID-19 test today and all came back negative," adding, "It seems like the other staff who conducted the test in a different place will have results tomorrow morning."
"I hope all the broadcasting station officials, fellow singers and staff members I saw at the office today will be tested negative," he said. "Thank you to everyone who supported and worried for me, and I will pay more attention to quarantine."
Earlier in the day, UP10TION member Bitto was diagnosed with COVID-19. "The artists, staff and employees who had overlapping movements or contacts with Bitto are conducting the COVID-19 test, and the headquarters will take preventive measures in accordance with the health authorities' policy," the group's agency TOP Media said in an official statement. UP10TION, who appeared on MBC 'Music Core' on November 28 and SBS' 'Inkigayo' on November 29, has canceled all future schedules.