On August 29, IZ*ONE members Jang Won Young and An Yu Jin’s agency Starship Entertainment released a statement regarding the overlapping of their artist’s schedules with an external staff that was tested positive for COVID-19.
The full statement is as follows:
We are Starship Entertainment.
On August 28, our agency’s artists An Yu Jin and Jang Won Young received a notice that their schedules have overlapped with an external staff that has been tested positive for COVID-19.
We received news on August 29 afternoon that An Yu Jin’s test results came back negative, while Jang Won Young received a positive test result.
Currently, Jang Won Young is taking necessary measures according to the quarantine authorities’ guidelines. An Yu Jin was tested negative but will be suspending her schedules till further notice to take preemptive measures and begin self-quarantine.
We ask for your understanding, and we will continue to follow the quarantine authorities’ guidelines strictly in order to do our best to ensure the health and safety of our artists and staff.”
We wish Jang Won Young a speedy recovery.