Famous Thai-born K-pop singer Lalisa Manoban, better known as Lisa BLACKPINK, has tested positive for Covid-19 Coronavirus, her agency YG Entertainment reported this afternoon, November 24th.
According to the official statement released, Lisa was diagnosed with the virus earlier this afternoon. The company also announced that the other three members of the group, namely Rosé, Jennie, and Jisoo, are currently waiting for their RT-PCR test results. However, none of them have been categorized as close contacts yet, the company noted.
The following is the statement as translated in English by Korean entertainment news website Soompi:
“This is YG Entertainment.
BLACKPINK’s Lisa was diagnosed with COVID-19 this afternoon (November 24).
The other three BLACKPINK members have not been classified as close contacts yet, but they immediately received PCR tests after hearing of Lisa’s positive COVID-19 results, and they are currently awaiting their results.
We first shared this information quickly and accurately with representatives and staff, and we took strong preemptive measures even beyond the guidelines of health authorities.
We will continue to not hold back on providing full support with the health of our artists and related staff members as the top priority. If there are any changes in the future, we will once again notify you quickly.”
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