Recently, Pledis Entertainment released a statement through Twitter that fromis_9 member Seoyeon had tested positive for COVID-19. Although all other members tested negative, they will postpone all schedules in order to ensure the safety of artists and staff. Below is the official statement.
Hello. This is Pledis Entertainment. We would like to inform you that fromis_9 member SEOYEON has been confirmed with COVID-19 and there will be changes to fromis_9’s schedule. SEOYEON visited a hospital on the evening of Thursday, February 3 after experiencing fatigue and itchy throat and was tested positive for COVID-19 on the rapid antigen test. She moved to a screening center to undergo a PCR test and was confirmed of COVID-19 on the morning of Friday, February 4. She is exhibiting symptoms no other than itchy throat and mild dizziness and currently waiting for treatment guidelines from the health authorities.
All fromis_9 members other than SEOYEON tested negative on the rapid antigen test on Thursday, February 3 and are showing no symptoms. The members have entered into preemptive self-quarantine and are currently waiting for additional instructions and information from the health center such as close contacts and additional PCR testings.
As a result, fromis_9 will postpone some of the fourth mini album related activities, including KBS Music Bank scheduled to appear today, fromis_9 4th Mini Album [Midnight Guest] fan signing events slated to take place today and the following dates: Music Plant on Feb 4, Joeun Music on Feb 5, BEATROAD on Feb 6, Shopee on Feb 10, 一直娱 on Feb 12. We will provide you with an update on the activities resumption and the schedules.
We place the highest priority on the health and safety of our artists and we will do everything we can to aid SEOYEON’s recovery so she can meet her fans well and healthy. We will also continue to fully comply with the requests and guidelines from health authorities. Thank you.