Update: Kep1er’s Choi Yu Jin And Kim Da Yeon Test Positive For COVID-19 + Seo Young Eun And Kim Chae Hyun Recovered
Updated February 4 KST:
Kep1er’s Seo Young Eun and Kim Chae Hyun have recovered from COVID-19, but two more members of the girl group have tested positive.
On February 4, WAKEONE and Swing Entertainment released a statement saying that Choi Yu Jin and Kim Da Yeon had tested positive while in quarantine. Seo Young Eun and Kim Chae Hyun were pronounced fully recovered on February 3 and their quarantine was lifted. The other members of Kep1er have tested negative and their quarantine was lifted as well.
Read the full statement below:
Hello, this is WAKEONE and Swing Entertainment.
Kep1er members Kim Chae Hyun and Seo Young Eun, who recently tested positive for COVID-19, were declared fully recovered yesterday (February 3).
Kim Chae Hyun and Seo Young Eun followed the directions of the disease control authorities during their isolation period and received treatment. Once the health care authorities judged that they were no longer infectious to other people, their quarantine was lifted.
However, Kep1er members Choi Yu Jin and Kim Da Yeon have also tested positive for COVID-19. Both of them have completed two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
The other members all tested negative and their quarantine has been lifted. The members do not have any symptoms of infection such as fever or abnormal breathing.
Currently, Kep1er has paused their entire schedule and are following the necessary requirements.
We will do everything that is necessary for the recovery and health of our artists and do our best to ensure the safety of our artists and staff from COVID-19.
Kep1er’s Kim Chae Hyun and Seo Young Eun have tested positive for COVID-19.
On January 27, SPOTV News reported that the two idols were diagnosed with the virus.
Later on the same day, WAKEONE Entertainment and Swing Entertainment released an official statement to confirm the news was true.
Here is the full statement:
This is WAKEONE Entertainment and Swing Entertainment.
We regret to inform you that Kep1er’s Kim Chae Hyun and Seo Young Eun have tested positive for COVID-19 today (January 27).
Both of the members have already completed their second doses of COVID-19 vaccinations.
The rest of the Kep1er members have tested preemptively for COVID-19 and received negative results, and they are showing no symptoms such as fever or respiratory infections.
Currently, Kep1er has suspended all upcoming schedules in order to take necessary measures.
We will take necessary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by putting the artists’ recovery and the safety of all artists and the staff first.
We apologize for causing concern.
Wishing Kim Chae Hyun and Seo Young Eun a speedy recovery!