Update: NMIXX’s Kyujin Diagnosed With COVID-19
Updated February 20 KST:
Kyujin from JYP Entertainment’s new girl group NMIXX has also tested positive for COVID-19.
On February 20, JYP released the following statement:
Hello, this is JYP Entertainment.
On the afternoon of Sunday, February 20, NMIXX member Kyujin tested positive for COVID-19.
Kyujin took a preemptive PCR test on Thursday, February 17 and received a negative result. She went into self-quarantine, and on February 20, she began to show symptoms like a slight fever and a sore throat. She took another PCR test that afternoon and has received a positive result.
Kyujin has completed two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and has no serious symptoms other than the mild fever and sore throat. She is currently following the directions of the disease control authorities and receiving treatment while in self-quarantine.
The agency will do its best for our artists’ treatment and recovery by prioritizing their health above all else.
The NMIXX members had gotten preemptive PCR tests on February 17 after BAE showed mild symptoms of COVID-19 on February 16. At the time, only BAE tested positive, but all the members remain under self-quarantine. Although NMIXX’s debut has not been rescheduled, their showcase has been postponed.
Wishing them a speedy recovery!
Bae from JYP Entertainment’s new girl group NMIXX has tested positive for COVID-19.
On February 18, the company released the following statement:
Hello. This is JYP Entertainment.
This is an announcement that NMIXX member Bae was diagnosed with COVID-19 on the morning of February 18 (Friday).
On the evening of February 16 (Wednesday), Bae showed symptoms of a sore throat, and all members used self-test kits. Bae’s kit showed a positive result, so all members received PCR tests at a hospital on the morning of February 17 (Thursday).
As a result, Bae tested positive for COVID-19.
All NMIXX members have completed their second doses of the vaccine, and all scheduled activities were carried out after checking for negative results with self-test kits beforehand.
Bae currently does not have other symptoms besides a mild fever and sore throat, and she is in self-quarantine and receiving treatment according to the guidelines of disease control authorities.
Lily, Haewon, Sullyoon, Jinni, Jiwoo, and Kyujin, who received negative results, are under self-quarantine.
As a result, NMIXX’s first single “AD MARE” will be released on February 22 (Tuesday) as scheduled, but NMIXX’s debut showcase “New Frontier : AD MARE” has been postponed to March 1 (Tuesday). We sincerely apologize for causing concern to fans and industry representatives.
With our artist’s health as the top priority, we will put in full efforts for our artist to focus on treatment and recovery.
Wishing Bae a speedy recovery!