Yoo Jae Suk Tests Negative For COVID-19 But Will Remain In Self-Quarantine; Jo Se Ho To Resume Activities
On July 23, both Yoo Jae Suk and Jo Se Ho underwent testing for COVID-19 after one of the staff members from tvN’s “You Quiz on the Block” tested positive for the virus. In keeping with instructions from health authorities, Yoo Jae Suk went into self-quarantine as a precautionary measure while waiting for his test results, but it was not immediately clear whether Jo Se Ho would need to self-isolate as well.
Meanwhile, not only “You Quiz on the Block,” but also Yoo Jae Suk’s other programs “The Sixth Sense 2” and “Running Man” canceled their upcoming shoots for the next two weeks.
On July 24, Yoo Jae Suk’s and Jo Se Ho’s agencies announced that both stars had tested negative for COVID-19. Jo Se Ho’s agency also stated that as it was deemed unnecessary for him to go into self-quarantine, he would be resuming his activities according to schedule.
Yoo Jae Suk’s agency’s full statement is as follows:
Hello. This is Yoo Jae Suk’s agency, Antenna.
On July 23, Yoo Jae Suk underwent testing for COVID-19 after one of the staff members from tvN’s “You Quiz on the Block” was diagnosed with COVID-19.
Today (July 24), Yoo Jae Suk’s test results came back negative.
In keeping with health authorities’ guidelines, Yoo Jae Suk is currently in self-quarantine. At the moment, there are no irregularities in terms of his health.
Our agency will continue to follow the instructions of disease control authorities and do everything we can for the health and safety of our artists.
Meanwhile, Jo Se Ho’s agency’s statement is as follows:
Hello. This is Jo Se Ho’s agency, Image 9 Communications.
Jo Se Ho’s PCR test results from July 23 have come back negative.
As health authorities have deemed it unnecessary for him to go into self-quarantine, he will be resuming his broadcasts and official scheduled activities as usual.
However, as a precautionary measure, he plans to undergo additional COVID-19 testing on July 30.
In light of the current strict guidelines for disease control, our agency will continue to fully adhere to the instructions of government health authorities, and we will do our utmost to ensure the health and safety of all of our artists and staff, including Jo Se Ho.