K-pop star Chung Ha under 'self-isolation' after staff members tested positive for COVID-19


Posted at Mar 02 2020 08:45 AM


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MANILA - South Korean singer Chung Ha has cancelled all her scheduled activities after two of her staff members have reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Citing MNH Entertainment, K-pop news website Soompi reported that that the singer and all those who accompanied her in Italy will go into self-isolation despite testing negative for COVID-19 as requested by the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

“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 said.

“We thank everyone working hard to combat the virus, and we will do our best to protect our safety and health from COVID-19,” it added.

Chung Ha will have to skip several shows, including the Head in the Clouds Festival in Jakarta.

South Korea has recorded over 2,000 COVID-19 cases – the highest number in the world outside China, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.