NCT’s Jisung Tests Positive for COVID-19; Stop all activities

On the morning of April 30, SM Entertainment released a statement announcing the health condition of NCT and NCT DREAM member Jisung. The youngest of the group had tested positive for the COVID-19 virus on April 29, causing all of his planned activities to be halted. It was also noted that all other members of the NCT DREAM group tested negative according to the rapid antigen test results.

According to the statement, the artist is currently only suffering from a mild sore throat as a symptom. This makes Jisung the first member of the 23-person group to be confirmed positive for the virus. Jisung will be subject to self-quarantine at home in accordance with government guidelines. Jisung is said to have finished taking three doses of the vaccine.

Read the agency’s full statement below.

“Hello, this is SM Entertainment.

NCT’s Jisung was diagnosed with COVID-19 on the afternoon of April 29.

Jisung has completed the third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and has no symptoms other than a mild sore throat. He has currently halted all planned activities and is undergoing treatment in self-isolation at home in accordance with government health authority guidelines.

All [other] NCT DREAM members tested negative in the preemptive rapid antigen test.

We will continue to strictly adhere to quarantine guidelines and do our best to help him focus on recovery, considering the health and safety of our artists as our top priority. Thank you.”

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