Update: SEVENTEEN’s Dino And Mingyu To Sit Out Upcoming U.S. Concerts After Testing Positive For COVID-19

Updated August 20 KST:

Following Dino’s diagnosis, SEVENTEEN’s Mingyu has also tested positive for COVID-19.

On August 19 local time, SEVENTEEN’s agency PLEDIS Entertainment announced that Mingyu had tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, Mingyu will be self-quarantining in Los Angeles and SEVENTEEN’s upcoming August 20 (Houston) and August 23 (Fort Worth) shows will proceed without him.

Read the agency’s full English statement below:

Hello.
This is PLEDIS Entertainment.

We would like to provide you with some information regarding SEVENTEEN member Mingyu’s COVID-19 diagnosis and his future activities.

Mingyu experienced a mild sore throat on the early morning of August 19 (PT) and preemptively took a COVID-19 test and the test result returned as positive. Mingyu is currently under self-quarantine and administering self-treatment in Los Angeles.

AIl SEVENTEEN members other than Dino and Mingyu are not experiencing any extraordinary symptoms.

The scheduled concerts will be held without any changes in the schedule. However, in compliance with the local preventive guidelines, 11 members will be participating in the Houston show on Saturday, August 20 (PT), without Dino and Mingyu, and 12 members will be participating in the Fort Worth show on Tuesday, August 23 (PT), without Mingyu.

We will continue to provide support for the rapid recovery of Mingyu, placing our highest priority on the health and safety of our artists. We will also continue to fully cooperate with the requests and guidelines of healthcare authorities.

Thank you.

Original Article:

SEVENTEEN’s Dino will not be participating in some of the group’s upcoming U.S. activities after being diagnosed with COVID-19.

On August 17 local time, PLEDIS Entertainment announced that Dino had tested positive for COVID-19 in Los Angeles. At present, he is said to have gone into self-quarantine with a mild sore throat.

SEVENTEEN is currently in the United States for the North American leg of their “BE THE SUN” world tour, and they are scheduled to appear on the late-night talk show “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on August 18.

According to PLEDIS, the other 12 SEVENTEEN members aside from Dino all tested negative for COVID-19, and they will be proceeding with their upcoming concerts in Los Angeles on August 17 and Houston on August 20 as scheduled. The group will also be appearing on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” as scheduled without Dino.

The agency’s full English statement is as follows:

Hello.
This is PLEDIS Entertainment.

We would like to provide you with information on SEVENTEEN member Dino being diagnosed with COVID-19, as well as adjustments in his activities.

Dino took a PCR test in Los Angeles on August 16 (PT) and was confirmed with COVID-19. He is currently experiencing a mild sore throat and has been under self-quarantine and administering self-treatment, away from the other members.

All SEVENTEEN members other than Dino took PCR tests and the results came back as negative.

In this regard, the Los Angeles concert scheduled on Wednesday, August 17 (PT), “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” to be aired on Thursday, August 18 (PT), and the Houston concert scheduled on Saturday, August 20 (PT) will proceed as planned with 12 members except Dino who will thoroughly comply with the guidelines of the health authorities in the United States.

We will continue to provide support for the rapid recovery of Dino, placing our highest priority on the health and safety of our artists. We will also continue to fully cooperate with the requests and guidelines of healthcare authorities.

Thank you.

Wishing Dino a speedy recovery!


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