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Ryujin Becomes The 4th Member Of ITZY To Test Positive For COVID-19!

by Victoria Marian Belmis / Feb 28, 2022 08:39 PM EST
ITZY's Ryujin

Ryujin is now the 4th member of ITZY to be diagnosed with COVID-19, leaving Yuna the only member of the K-pop girl group to not have tested positive for the virus.

READ: Chaeryeong Is The Third ITZY Member To Test Positive Of COVID-19 After Lia And Yeji

Earlier in February, ITZY members Lia, Yeji, and Chaeryoung also tested positive for COVID-19. At present, the K-pop idols are currently focusing on home treatments to ensure they receive proper care and attention.

Just recently, ITZY's agency, JYP Entertainment, went on to release an official statement online regarding ITZY's Ryujin's COVID-19 test. The label also gave an update on the official fan club live event.

READ: IU Surpass BTS In Korea While JYP's TWICE, Stray Kids, And ITZY Dominate The United States As Most-Watched K-Pop Acts In February

JYP Entertainment's full statement regarding ITZY's Ryujin is as follows:

"Hello, this is JYP Entertainment. 

We are here to inform you about ITZY's Ryujin and the February official fan club live schedule. On the morning of February 27, Ryujin took a self-diagnosis kit before attending schedules and received a positive result. She is being taken to the hospital to conduct a PCR test."

Ryujin has completed the booster shot and is currently experiencing only mild cough symptoms. We will follow the guidelines of the quarantine authorities as soon as the PCR results are out.

Due to this, the February official fan club live event that was scheduled for today will be postponed. Our top priority is the health of our artists and we will do our best to show a healthy image to the fans through focusing on treatment and recovery. Thank you."

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Netizens and MIDZYs (the fandom name of ITZY) are hoping that Ryujin recovers swiftly!

Stay tuned for more news and updates regarding ITZY and other K-pop artists!

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