Five of seven members of the K-pop group ENHYPEN have tested positive for COVID-19.
According to a WeVerse statement from Belift Lab, Jungwon, Heeseung, Jay, Jake, and Sunghoon were positively diagnosed while undergoing self-quarantine following the confirmation of a COVID-19 case on a production site.
The members exhibited light symptoms including coughing and fever, the statement added.
"We apologize for causing concern to all fans by being unable to prevent the occurrence of this series of infections despite our effort to ensure that precautions were in place on site," the agency said.
"Our company will provide full support for the rapid recovery of the members, placing the health and safety of our artists as out highest priority," they added.
Meanwhile, the others who were present on site tested negative for infection. "As such, the possibility of a further spread is low," Belift Lab said.
ENHYPEN, a South Korean boy band formed through the survival competition show I-Land, debuted in 2020.
They are popular for songs such as "Fever," "Drunk-Dazed," and "Given-Taken." —JCB, GMA News