Jungkook, Mingyu’s Agencies Apologise for K-Pop Stars’ Visit to Itaewon Where Covid-19 Cases Have Spiked

Okay-Pop band BTS’ Jungkook, SEVENTEEN’s Mingyu, NCT’s Jaehyun and ASTRO’s Cha Eun Woo reportedly spent an evening out within the neighbourhood of Itaewon in Seoul the place the current resurgence of COVID-19 started.

South Korea lately noticed a spike within the variety of COVID-19 instances after a affected person with the virus visited golf equipment within the neighborhood of Itaewon in Seoul, reported Soompi.

The 4 idols frolicked in a restaurant and two bars within the neighborhood of Itaewon from the night of April 25 until daybreak on April 26. The aforementioned confirmed affected person visited golf equipment within the space on Could 2 and examined constructive on Could 6.

After this confirmed case was introduced, the Central Catastrophe and Security Countermeasures Headquarters (CDSCHQ) requested that anybody who visited leisure services (a class that features golf equipment, bars, and extra) in Itaewon between April 24 and Could 6 chorus from leaving their houses.

After the names of the celebrities who visited Itaewon have been revealed, their companies launched official statements stating that the report is true and that every one idols had examined adverse for COVID-19.

Jungkook’s company Large Hit Leisure launched the next assertion:

“It’s true that Jungkook went to the neighborhood of Itaewon. Nonetheless, on the time, he didn’t go to the place that grew to become an issue as a result of confirmed case in early Could, and Jungkook was in Itaewon every week previous to the primary confirmed case (first case associated to the chain of infections within the neighborhood of Itaewon). Furthermore, to abide by the federal government’s tips, Jungkook took measures corresponding to receiving a check for COVID-19, so we deemed it inappropriate to disclose our artist’s personal life to the general public.

Nonetheless, there is no such thing as a room for excuse relating to the truth that we, because the company of the artist in query, had not correctly acknowledged the heavy significance of social distancing and prioritized the safety of the artist’s personal life over it. We bow our heads to everybody in apology.

On the night of April 25, Saturday, Jungkook visited a restaurant and bar within the neighborhood of Itaewon together with his acquaintances. He confirmed no signs of COVID-19 corresponding to coughing or a fever following the go to. He voluntarily obtained a check for COVID-19 at a government-designated hospital and examined adverse. The artist himself is presently feeling deeply regretful for not having faithfully contributed to your complete society’s social distancing efforts.”

Mingyu’s company Pledis Leisure, Cha Eun Woo’s company Fantagio and Jaehyun’s company SM Leisure additionally despatched out apology statements.

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