- Korean pop star Chung Ha has been under quarantine after two of her staff members tested positive for Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19)
- The staff showed symptoms of COVID-19 after they arrived in South Korea from Italy
- However, it has been recently reported that that the Kpop star tested negative for the coronavirus
- Given the circumstances, future performances of Chung Ha have been postponed
Korean pop star Chung Ha has reportedly been under quarantine after two of her staff tested positive for Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19).
KAMI learned that Chung Ha’s staff reportedly tested positive in Italy.
In a report by the GMA News Online, two of the staff members showed symptoms of COVID-19 when they returned to South Korea.
On March 1, the agency of Chung Ha, MNH Entertainment, has released a statement regarding the issue:
"Hello. This is MNH Entertainment.
Our artist Chungha returned home from a scheduled activity in Italy on February 24. One of the staff members who accompanied her showed signs of fever and tested positive for COVID-19.
We immediately made Chungha and all accompanying personnel go into self-isolation and had them tested. One more staff member tested positive for the virus, and we are taking the appropriate action for it.
All the other staff members tested negative, and Chungha also tested negative on March 1.
Based on the results of the test, they will go into self-isolation as requested by Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
For the sake of safety, all scheduled activities have been canceled for the time being, and we will continue to take the best possible measures and deal with [the virus] faithfully.
We thank everyone working hard to combat the virus, and we will do our best to protect our safety and health from COVID-19."
Meanwhile, in a report by Soompi (authored by L. Kim), American mass media company 88rising announced on Twitter that Chung Ha will no longer be performing in the Clouds Festival in Jakarta.
According to China Daily, Chung Ha has tested negative for the deadly COVID-19.
“South Korean singer #Chungha has tested negative after her agency releases a statement revealing that 2 staff members were tested positive for #coronavirus after visiting Italy,” it read in the tweet.
Kim Chung-ha or Chung Ha is a popular Korean singer and dancer. She became popular for placing fourth in the show Produce 101 and for being a former member of I.O.I.
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