“The King” And “Camellia” Actor Heo Dong Won Tests Positive For COVID-19

He is the second actor confirmed to have the virus.

Actor Heo Dong Won, who has appeared in The King: Eternal Monarch and When The Camellia Blooms, has tested positive for COVID-19.

According to an exclusive report from SPOTV, Heo Dong Won received a positive diagnosis for the Coronavirus as he was in contact with Seo Sung Jong. The two were going to appear in the play Jjambbong together. Upon the positive diagnosis, he was immediately transferred to a separate location to self-isolate.

Heo Dong Won is also a part of the cast of an upcoming KBS drama called Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol, which already suspended filming yesterday due to some of their staff members also being part of To All The Guys Who Loved Me, which Seo Sung Jong was a part of the cast. Since Heo Dong Won was confirmed positive, filming for Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol is highly likely to be suspended.

An official from Heo Dong Won’s agency confirmed the news with their official statement.

Hello, this is Ace Factory. Actor Heo Dong Won received a positive result from his Coronavirus test.

A member of the play Jjambbong was confirmed to have the Coronavirus and Heo Dong Won was told by the KCDC that he was a contact of the member, and was self isolating after undergoing the Coronavirus test.

His test was confirmed to be positive, and he is being transferred to the KCDC for re-examination.

Heo Dong Won was part of the cast of Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol and immediately informed the drama about his test so they could follow up, and also shared his positive result with them.

His manager also took the Coronavirus test, and his results were negative.

He will continue to follow the instructions of the KCDC.

— Ace Factory

Source: SPOTV and Newsen