Jang Won Young Tests Positive For COVID-19 + An Yu Jin Tests Negative And Enters Self-Quarantine

Jang Won Young has tested positive for COVID-19, while her labelmate An Yu Jin has tested negative.

On August 29, Starship Entertainment posted the following announcement on their social media channels.


This is Starship Entertainment.

On August 28, our artists An Yu Jin and Jang Won Young were notified that they had crossed paths with an external staff member who tested positive for COVID-19 and immediately received PCR tests.

Following the test on the morning of August 29, An Yu Jin tested negative, and Jang Won Young tested positive for COVID-19.

Jang Won Young is currently taking the necessary measures according to the guidelines set by the health authorities. Though An Yu Jin has tested negative, she will halt all of her scheduled activities and enter self-quarantine as a preemptive measure.

We apologize for causing concern, and we will continue to follow the guidelines of the health authorities and do our best for the health and safety of our artists and staff.

An Yu Jin is currently an MC on SBS’s “Inkigayo.” A source from the music show stated, “An Yu Jin will not be participating in ‘Inkigayo’ today. The broadcast will be hosted by the two MCs Jihoon and Sungchan.”

We wish Jang Won Young a quick recovery.

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