“2 Days & 1 Night” Halts Filming After Kim Jong Min Tests Positive For COVID-19 Again
On July 22, Kim Jong Min developed a mild sore throat on the set of “2 Days & 1 Night,” and after he underwent PCR testing, his results came back positive the following day.
At present, “2 Days & 1 Night” has halted filming due to Kim Jong Min’s diagnosis, though the other cast members fortunately all tested negative using self-test kits.
Kim Jong Min, who was previously diagnosed with COVID-19 once before in February, has temporarily halted all activities and gone into self-quarantine.
Koyote’s agency J-G Star’s full statement is as follows:
Hello. This is Koyote’s agency J-G Star.
On July 23, our artist Kim Jong Min was diagnosed with COVID-19. On July 22, Kim Jong Min developed symptoms of a mild sore throat on the filming set of “2 Days & 1 Night,” so he used a self-test kit [for COVID-19], and he tested positive. Therefore, he underwent a PCR test on the morning of July 23, and his test results came back positive. In accordance with the guidelines of government health authorities, Kim Jong Min has currently halted all scheduled activities and is focusing on treatment in self-quarantine.
We apologize for having to convey this unfortunate news to the fans who love Koyote and Kim Jong Min. Our agency considers the health of our artists and staff our top priority, and we will do our utmost to help our artist focus entirely on recovering his health.
Wishing Kim Jong Min a speedy recovery!
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