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Pentagon’s Shinwon’s Suspends Upcoming Schedules After Testing Positive For COVID-19

by Victoria Marian Belmis / Feb 28, 2022 08:38 PM EST

Pentagon vocalist Shinwon has been confirmed to test positive with COVID-19.

In a statement, Pentagon Shinwon's agency CUBE Entertainment announced, "Pentagon member Shinwon has been confirmed to have COVID-19."

The agency explained that the Pentagon member initially underwent a self-diagnosis kit test which returned positive. Then, Pentagon's Shinwon underwent PCR testing which also returned positive.

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"Shinwon confirmed positive through the initial test (self-diagnosis kit). After that, he went to a screening clinic and performed a COVID-19 PCR (gene amplification) test, and was confirmed positive," CUBE Entertainment shared.

Furthermore, the agency revealed that the Pentagon member has completed his second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and is currently taking necessary measures according to the guidelines of the quarantine authorities.

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"Previously, Shinwon completed the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and is currently suspending all schedules and taking necessary measures according to the guidelines of the quarantine authorities," CUBE Entertainment stated.

CUBE Entertainment assured fans that it will do its best to promote the health and safety of its artist.

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"We will continue to do our best for the health and safety of our artists by complying with the quarantine guidelines of the health authorities," CUBE Entertainment said.

Recently, Pentagon made its comeback with "Feelin' Like" which topped the Gaon weekly charts and won in music shows. Prior to Shinwon, member Jinho also tested positive for COVID-19.

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Hoping for Shinwon's speedy recovery!

Stay tuned for more K-Pop updates!

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