Update: Super Junior’s Choi Siwon To Resume Activities After Recovering From COVID-19
Updated December 19 KST:
On December 19, SM Entertainment stated, “Choi Siwon has been released from quarantine today as government health authorities have determined that there is no longer a risk of him spreading the virus, and he has been deemed clinically recovered from COVID-19.”
SM Entertainment added, “He is planning to resume activities while adhering to the regulations put in place by health authorities.”
Following his recovery, Choi Siwon also took to Twitter to share a reassuring message to his fans.
Hello everyone! I’m back! I owe my deepest gratitude to all the medical staffs who took care of me and to those who worried for me. I will try my best to finish this year strong! Please take care of yourself and let's defeat this virus together! (Psalms 91) pic.twitter.com/p8LIkXEAjr
— Siwon Choi (@siwonchoi) December 19, 2021
Welcome back Choi Siwon!
Updated December 11 KST:
After Super Junior’s Choi Siwon tested positive for COVID-19, Label SJ shared that the other members have tested negative.
Here is Label SJ’s full statement:
Hello, this is Label SJ.
Except for Choi Siwon, all Super Junior members tested negative for COVID-19.
All members of Super Junior have been completely vaccinated for COVID-19, and we will continue to strive for the health and safety of artists through regular pre-emptive tests.
We would like to deeply express our deep gratitude to the fans who were worried [about the members] and were waiting [for the results].
Super Junior’s Choi Siwon recently tested positive for COVID-19.
On December 10, SM Entertainment released a statement saying that Choi Siwon had been diagnosed with a breakthrough infection despite being fully vaccinated. As a result, all his scheduled activities have been halted and he will no longer be able to attend 2021 MAMA as a presenter.
The following is SM’s full statement:
Hello, this is SM Entertainment.
This morning (December 10), Choi Siwon tested positive for COVID-19.
He had been fully vaccinated with two doses in September. As part of the precautions for his regular entertainment activities, he took a PCR COVID-19 test and received a positive result.
He has halted all his scheduled activities and is in self-quarantine. He will no longer be able to attend the 2021 Mnet Asian Music Awards (2021 MAMA) as a presenter on December 11.
All the other Super Junior members and the staff that had been in contact with him are being tested for COVID-19.
Choi Siwon and the agency will actively follow the directions of the disease control authorities and we will do our best for his speedy recovery.
We apologize for causing many people concern.
Wishing Choi Siwon a speedy recovery!