Earlier on February 11, Yonghwa conducted a self-test kit test as a preemptive response as he was experiencing mild sore throat symptoms. After taking his PCR test on February 12, the test result came out positive in the morning of February 13. His schedules have also been cancelled for the time being.
The full statement reads:
This is FNC Entertainment.
CNBLUE's Jung Yonghwa has been tested positive for COVID-19.
Jung Yonghwa currently only has mild sore throat symptoms, and until he is diagnosed with complete recovery, he will be self-quarantining and following the necessary measures according to the guidelines of the quarantine authorities and focus on the treatment with sufficient rest.
We ask for your understanding, and we will do our best to faithfully comply with the guidelines of the quarantine authorities for the artist's quick recovery."
Wishing a speedy recovery for Yonghwa.