- South Korean has recently reported its first case of coronavirus disease involving a Korean celebrity
- On April 1 leader of K-pop boy band Supernova, Jung Yoon Hak, has tested positive for COVID-19
-The Korean artist began noticing some symptoms of the disease after returning to Korea from his Japanese promotions on March 24
- Yoon Hak is currently being quarantined and receiving treatment for COVID19 at a hospital in Seoul
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Jung Yoon Hak, an actor and leader of K-pop boy band Supernova, has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently undergoing treatment in Seoul.
He is the first Korean celebrity who has contracted the virus.
"Having been in a bad condition, Yoon Hak got tested on Tuesday, and the test result found the next day that he had been infected with the new coronavirus," the band revealed on its official Japanese website on April 3.
According to a report by Allkpop, Yoon Hak, who is known for being active as both a member of Supernova and as a producer in Japan, recently participating as a producer for audition program 'G-EGG'.
He began noticing some symptoms of the disease after returning to Korea from his Japanese promotions on March 24.
He then visited a testing center on March 31 and received his result on April 1.
It is also reported that Yoon Hak is currently being quarantined and receiving treatment for COVID-19 at a hospital in Seoul.
In a previous report by KAMI, the first case of coronavirus disease involving a Filipino in South Korea is confirmed on March 20, the Philippine Embassy in South Korea revealed.
According to Yonhap News Agency, Yoon Hak’s band is known as "Choshinsei" in Japan and has been active in the country since its launch in 2007. The group was renamed SUPERNOVA in year 2018.
Meanwhile, in Japan, Yoon Hak has expanded into acting and musicals.
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