TREASURE’s Junghwan just got diagnosed with COVID-19.
On July 16, 2021, YG Entertainment released a statement that Treasure’s Junghwan tested positive for COVID-19. He is the 2nd member of the group to be diagnosed with COVID-19, following Doyoung’s positive result as well back on July 13, 2021.
YG Entertainment’s statement on Junghwan’s COVID-19 diagnosis:
“This is YG Entertainment.
TREASURE member So Junghwan was confirmed to have Covid-19 today, July 16.
The other TREASURE members and staff members all tested negative since Doyoung’s positive test on July 13. We have conducted additional tests since then, and they are negative.
So Junghwan initially tested negative, but while he was self-isolating and monitoring his health with self-tests, he tested positive. His positive diagnosis was confirmed through a PCR test.
Our company’s priority is the health and safety of our artists and employees through providing preemptive safety measures and support and cooperate with local health authorities and their guidelines.
Thank you for you concern and to the medical staff who are working hard to help us overcome Covid-19. We will let you know as soon possible if there are updates.”