IST Entertainment released a statement through THEBOYZ‘s fan cafe and revealed that member Younghoon had tested positive for COVID-19. Previously, they revealed that all members were positive except for Eric. Below is the full statement.
Hello this is IST Entertainment. We would like to inform you that our artist, THEBOYZ’s Younghoon has confirmed positive for COVID-19. On January 24, the members took a PCR test, and on the morning of January 25, all ten members and staff except for member Eric, tested negative and were in voluntary self-quarantine.
On the afternoon of January 25, Younghoon preemptively tested again using a PCR test and was notified of the final confirmation this morning. Immediately after hearing the news of Younghoon’s positive COVID-19 test, considering the incubation period of the virus, both the THEBOYZ and the staff conducted a COVID-19 test and are currently waiting on results. We will inform you as soon as the test results are released.
We apologize for the inconvenience caused and we will do our best to support the artists’ speedy recovery. Currently we are taking the necessary measures in accordance with the quarantine authorities and we will faithfully cooperate and comply with the guidelines as our top priority. Thank you.