KPop singer Chung Ha has put all her scheduled activities on hold and placed herself under quarantine as two members of her agency, one of whom had accompanied her on a trip to Italy, have tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
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MNH Entertainment released a statement on March 1 confirming that they have put Chung Ha and her team in self-isolation following the trip as requested by Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Chunga Ha, however, has tested negative for the virus.
“For the sake of safety, all scheduled activities have been canceled for the time being, and we will continue to take the best possible measures and deal with [the virus] faithfully,” the statement read. “We thank everyone working hard to combat the virus, and we will do our best to protect our safety and health from COVID-19.”
As a result, Chung Ha has withdrawn from several scheduled shows, including the Head In The Clouds Festival with 88Rising in Jakarta.
Because of unforseen circumstances, chungha will not be performing at head in the clouds Jakarta. 88rising family is with you and your team @CHUNGHA_MNHent
— 88rising (@88rising) March 1, 2020
As of writing, Korea has a recorded number of over 2,000 COVID-19 cases which is the highest number in the world outside of China, where the virus originated.
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