SEVENTEEN’s Dino will not be participating in some of the group’s upcoming U.S. activities after being diagnosed with COVID-19.
On August 17 local time, PLEDIS Entertainment announced that Dino had tested positive for COVID-19 in Los Angeles. At present, he is said to have gone into self-quarantine with a mild sore throat.
SEVENTEEN is currently in the United States for the North American leg of their “BE THE SUN” world tour, and they are scheduled to appear on the late-night talk show “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on August 18.
According to PLEDIS, the other 12 SEVENTEEN members aside from Dino all tested negative for COVID-19, and they will be proceeding with their upcoming concerts in Los Angeles on August 17 and Houston on August 20 as scheduled. The group will also be appearing on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” as scheduled without Dino.
The agency’s full English statement is as follows:
This is PLEDIS Entertainment.
We would like to provide you with information on SEVENTEEN member Dino being diagnosed with COVID-19, as well as adjustments in his activities.
Dino took a PCR test in Los Angeles on August 16 (PT) and was confirmed with COVID-19. He is currently experiencing a mild sore throat and has been under self-quarantine and administering self-treatment, away from the other members.
All SEVENTEEN members other than Dino took PCR tests and the results came back as negative.
In this regard, the Los Angeles concert scheduled on Wednesday, August 17 (PT), “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” to be aired on Thursday, August 18 (PT), and the Houston concert scheduled on Saturday, August 20 (PT) will proceed as planned with 12 members except Dino who will thoroughly comply with the guidelines of the health authorities in the United States.
We will continue to provide support for the rapid recovery of Dino, placing our highest priority on the health and safety of our artists. We will also continue to fully cooperate with the requests and guidelines of healthcare authorities.
Wishing Dino a speedy recovery!
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