TWICE’s Sana quarantined in Japan after testing positive for COVID-19
TWICE member Sana was left behind in Japan, where the group held their Tokyo Dome concert, after she tested positive for COVID-19 before their departure.
Sana’s talent label, JYP Entertainment, announced the singer’s diagnosis in a statement obtained by Soompi on Tuesday, April 26.
“We are sorry to inform you that TWICE member Sana has tested positive for COVID-19 today (April 26th) after PCR testing for departure. Sana arrived in Japan on April 16th (Saturday) and was released from quarantine on April 20th (Wednesday), testing negative for two PCR testings,” it said.
The agency added that all members of the group, including Sana, took antigen tests and tested negative during their three-day concert in Japan. JYP then assured that the remaining members’ results came back negative and that Sana is following the health protocols.
“Sana has received her third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and is currently quarantined and recuperating, following the disease control guidelines,” the agency stated. “We sincerely apologize for causing concern to our fans and related people.”
“JYP Entertainment will position the artist’s health as the utmost priority and provide everything possible to support the artist’s swift recovery,” it added.
TWICE is a nine-member South Korean girl group which consists of Nayeon, Momo, Dahyun, Chaeyoung, Jeongyeon, Mina, Jihyo, Sana and Tzuyu. They are known for their songs “What is Love?” “I Can’t Stop Me,” MORE & MORE” and “CRY FOR ME,” among others. Anne Pasajol/JB
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