The South Korean entertainment industry is shocked by the latest news from the vocal group BLACKPINK. Lisa Manoban was recently confirmed positive for Covid-19. This was revealed directly by the agency, YG Entertainment on Wednesday, November 24, 2021.
After the news, the three members girl group Other BLACKPINK immediately carried out a PCR test to determine whether they were exposed to Covid-19 or not. On the same occasion, YG Entertainment also confirmed that Lisa knew of her diagnosis before recording a video content.
Lisa’s condition is currently said to be good and there are no special symptoms. But he has to undergo isolation until the results show a negative sign
Reported from soompi, after Lisa tested positive for Covid-19 YG Entertainment immediately notified the other staff. The agency also promised to prioritize the health of artists and co-workers by following health protocols.
“We first shared this information quickly and accurately with representatives and staff, and we took strong precautions even beyond the guidelines of health authorities,” YG explained on Wednesday (11/24).
It is said that they will continue to provide health support to the artist. Later, if there is any latest news regarding the condition of BLACKPINK members, it will be immediately informed publicly. In the same statement, Lisa is currently receiving treatment and they will continue to focus on monitoring the condition of the Thai singer every day.
On Thursday, November 25, 2021, YG Entertainment again announced that the three member The other BLACKPINKs, namely Jennie, Jisoo, and Rose, had negative RT-PCR test results.
“After the RT-PCR test, BLACKPINK’s Jisoo, Rose, and Jennie have received negative confirmed results. We will do our best to provide support for the health of the artist and our related staff.”
Fourth member BLACKPINK has been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. As a result of this Rose chose to cancel all scheduled work
Reported from Koreaboo, Rose was previously reported to have been in close contact with people infected with the corona virus. At that time it was not known that the close contact was Lisa.
Then, through an official statement YG Entertainment explained that legally the members are not classified as close contacts. Nevertheless, the member BLACKPINK will still undergo all necessary health protocols and self-quarantine.
It was reported that Rose had canceled her appearance at The Hyundai Seoul Mall. He also decided not to appear at the Tiffany&Co brand pop-up event scheduled for November 25, 2021.
According to South Korean health authorities, once a person is identified as having close contact with a person who has been exposed to COVID-19, those who have not been vaccinated must self-isolate for 10 days. Meanwhile, people who have already run the vaccine can be exempted from the regulation with the absolute condition that the test result is negative.
Fans offer their prayers and support for BLACKPINK’s Lisa through her verified Instagram. Last Wednesday, Lisa’s name had perched into trending topic in the virtual world. Fans of girl group Of course, I hope that Lisa can recover quickly and be able to promote again single which was recently released. They hope the idol does not have severe symptoms.
It is known that South Korea recorded 3,938 new cases of Covid-19 on November 25, 2021, bringing the total confirmed cases to 429,002.