Singer Hyolyn has confirmed positive for COVID-19. Her agency Bridg3 released an official statement online, “Hyolyn was notified as a close contact with a confirmed case from the show ‘Double Trouble’ while waiting to record for the KBS show program, ‘Yoo Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook’”.
Below is the full statement.
Hello this is Bridg3. Our artist Hyolyn, who was waiting to record for the KBS TV program, ‘Yoo Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook’, was notified that she was a close contact with a confirmed case from the show program ‘Double Trouble’. She immediately stopped all schedules and conducted a PCR test. On January 26 KST, she received positive test results for COVID-19, while the staff members with her tested negative. In response, Hyolyn has canceled all schedules and is taking the necessary measures needed according to the guidelines of the quarantine authorities.
Although she received the second dose of vaccinations, she still resulted in a positive test. Prior to the recording of ‘Double Trouble’ on Sunday, she received a negative result and participated in the recording of the show. She also received a negative result using a self-diagnosis kit before coming to the recording for ‘Yoo Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook’. She however received news of being a close contact while waiting to record for the show and immediately stopped all schedules.
The agency will strictly comply with the guidelines of the quarantine authorities and do its best for the health and safety of its artists. In addition, we apologize for causing concern to the fans and officials. We will greet you with a good image by recovering as soon as possible. Thank you.