“Kingdom” Dancer Tests Positive For COVID-19 + All Groups Get Tested
A dancer who recently participated in a “Kingdom: Legendary War” (hereafter “Kingdom”) recording has been diagnosed with COVID-19.
In response to the report, Mnet confirmed, “A dancer who participated in the ‘Kingdom’ recording on [May] 4 was diagnosed with COVID-19. We received this news today (May 6).”
Mnet continued, “An epidemiologic investigation is currently being carried out. According to our internal assessment, there seem to be no cast members or staff members who came in close contact [with the dancer]. Not only iKON, THE BOYZ, and SF9 who performed [with the dancer], but all cast members including BTOB, Stray Kids, and ATEEZ as well as all of the production crew and staff members are receiving preemptive testing. As we receive the results and guidelines, we will diligently adhere to them and cooperate.”