NCT 127’s Jungwoo Diagnosed With COVID-19 After Wrapping Up Japan Dome Tour

NCT’s Jungwoo has tested positive for COVID-19 after returning to Korea from Japan.

On June 1, SM Entertainment announced that after successfully wrapping up their dome tour of Japan, the NCT 127 members had undergone routine PCR testing as part of the standard procedure for re-entering the country.

While the PCR test Jungwoo underwent before his departure from Japan had come back negative, the test he took upon his arrival in Korea came back positive.

Jungwoo is currently asymptomatic, and he has currently gone into quarantine after halting all of his scheduled activities. Aside from Jungwoo, all of the other NCT 127 members have tested negative for COVID-19.

SM Entertainment’s full statement is as follows:

Hello, this is SM Entertainment.

NCT’s Jungwoo was diagnosed with COVID-19 today (June 1).

Jungwoo tested negative on the PCR test he underwent before leaving Japan, but in accordance with COVID-19 regulations, he underwent PCR testing again after returning to Korea, and those test results came back positive.

Jungwoo previously received three doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, and he is not currently exhibiting any particular symptoms. At the moment, he has halted all of his scheduled activities and is self-isolating in accordance with the guidelines of government health authorities.

All of the other NCT 127 members aside from Jungwoo tested negative on the PCR tests they underwent after their arrival in Korea.

Our agency will strictly adhere to the instructions of health authorities, and we will consider our artist’s health and safety our top priority as we do our utmost to help him focus entirely on his recovery.

Thank you.

Wishing Jungwoo the speediest of recoveries!

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