ENHYPEN’s Ni-Ki Becomes 6th Member To Test Positive For COVID-19
BELIFT LAB revealed on September 2 that members Jungwon, Heeseung, Jay, Jake and Sunghoon tested positive for the virus. Three days later, the agency announced that Ni-ki had also been diagnosed as positive. Sunoo is the only member to remain negative.
Read BELIFT LAB’s statement about Ni-ki’s diagnosis in English below:
This is BELIFT LAB.
ENHYPEN member Ni-ki has been diagnosed as positive for COVID-19 while undergoing self-quarantine.
Ni-ki had entered into self-quarantine in separate quarters and closely monitored his condition with daily self-testing as well as PCR testing; he began showing symptoms of coughing on Friday, September 3, and on the following day was diagnosed as positive for COVID-19.
Following directives from health authorities he is preparing for relocation to a treatment facility and is showing light symptoms.
It is with the deepest sense of regret that we offer our apology to our fans for this news of an additional diagnosis of a member following our previous notice. Our company will do our utmost to ensure the artists can recover to full health. In addition, we will continue to cooperate with requests and instructions from government health authorities.
Following the news of the five members who initially tested positive, KCON:TACT HI 5 announced that the group will no longer perform at the event. ENHYPEN has also been preparing to make a comeback in late September.
We wish the members a swift recovery!