Another member of ITZY, Yeji, has been diagnosed with the infectious virus.
On February 14th, through the official website of JYP Entertainment, ITZY’s Yeji was confirmed to have COVID-19.
JYP stated, “Yeji received an uncertain result in the preemptive PCR test she underwent on the morning of February 12th. She took a retest on the morning of February 13th and was tested positive on the morning of February 14th. Yeji completed two doses of the vaccine, and currently shows no symptoms other than mild fever and is receiving treatment at home.”
Meanwhile, on February 13th, member Lia was confirmed to be diagnosed with COVID-19. On this day, JYP wrote in a statement, “Lia tested positive for COVID-19 using a self-test kit before attending the schedule on the morning of February 12th, so she immediately went to the hospital for a PCR test, and was tested positive on the morning of February 13th. As a result, ITZY The 1st Fan Meeting, scheduled for February 19th, has been postponed.“
Here is the full statement of JYP Entertainment’s official announcement.
“Hello, this is JYP Entertainment.
On the morning of February 14th, we are informing you that ITZY’s Yeji has been diagnosed with COVID-19.
Earlier, on the morning of February 12th, Yeji received an inconclusive result in a preemptive PCR test, so she did a retest on the morning of the 13th and was tested positive on the morning of the 14th.
Yeji has completed two doses of the vaccine and currently has no symptoms other than mild fever and is receiving treatment at home.
Yuna’s test result was negative.
She has completed the second dose of the vaccine and is self-isolating according to the guidelines of the quarantine authorities.
We put the artist’s health first, so we will do our best to focus on her treatment and recovery.