According to media outlet reports on February 11, TV personality HaHa and actor Heo Sung Tae have additionally tested positive for COVID-19.
One representative from HaHa's side stated on this day, "HaHa's self-test kit showed a negative test result, but after undergoing a PCR test, he was recently informed that he has tested positive." [SEE UPDATE BELOW.]
Earlier this week, HaHa's fellow 'Running Man' cast members including Kim Jong Kook, Yang Se Chan, and Ji Suk Jin all confirmed that they've tested positive for COVID-19 and will be going into quarantine.
Furthermore, on February 11, actor Heo Sung Tae's agency released an official statement, announcing the star's intentions to halt all activities temporarily after testing positive for COVID-19. Heo Sung Tae came in close contact with a positive COVID-19 case back on February 10, and underwent a PCR test immediately. The actor is not experiencing any major symptoms.
Sources are currently reporting that the remaining 'Running Man' cast members including Yoo Jae Suk, Jeon So Min, and Song Ji Hyo tested negative in their self-test kits, and are awaiting their PCR test results. Stay tuned for updates.
A representative of HaHa's agency Quan Entertainment has stepped up to clarify that the star's PCR test results have not arrived yet. Instead, the rep revealed, "HaHa's self-test kit showed a positive test result on February 10, and so he underwent a PCR Test soon afterward. But his PCR test result has not returned yet."