EXID’s Hani Tests Positive For COVID-19 + Drama Halts Filming
On July 20, SPOTV News reported that Hani had also tested positive for COVID-19 after a staff tested positive. The report states that Hani immediately used a self-test kit, and after testing positive, she received a confirmed diagnosis through a PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test.
Following reports, Hani’s agency Sublime Artist Agency released an official statement, which is translated below:
This is Sublime Artist Agency.
Hani (Ahn Hee Yeon) has tested positive for COVID-19.
After becoming aware that a staff member she had been carrying out her scheduled activities with had been diagnosed with COVID-19, Hani underwent preemptive testing, and she received a positive test result today morning (July 20).
Hani is currently following government guidelines, and the company is also taking the necessary measures.
Hani had been in the process of filming for JTBC’s upcoming drama “IDOL: The Coup.” The filming will temporarily be postponed. A source from the drama shared to OSEN, “We have canceled our filming plans,” adding, “The staff members who crossed paths with Hani or are suspected of coming into contact with her are being tested for COVID-19.”
We wish Hani a speedy recovery!