On March 27, PURPLE K!SS' agency RBW released a statement about Ireh, Dosie and Yuki testing positive for COVID-19.
Ireh showed some symptoms of sore throat on March 26 and took a PCR test where she tested positive for .
With that, the other PURPLE K!SS members also underwent a PCR test and in addition to Ireh, Dosie and Yuki also test positive.
The full statement reads:
"Hello, this is RBW.
We are writing to inform that on March 26 (Saturday), PURPLE K!SS members Ireh, Dosie, and Yuki have been confirmed to be infected with COVID-19.
Ireh showed sore throat symptoms on March 26 and conducted a rapid antigen test and tested positive.
With that, all PURPLE K!SS members also preemptively conducted the PCR test, and Dosie and Yuki have also tested positive.
Ireh, Dosie, and Yuki have completed the third round of COVID-19 vaccination, and currently have no symptoms other than mild cold symptoms. The three members will suspend their scheduled schedules and focus on quarantine measures and recovery in accordance with quarantine the authorities' guidelines.
PURPLE K!SS' third mini album "memeM" will be released on the March 29 (Tuesday) as scheduled, and we will inform you of the schedule for the resumption of Ireh, Dosie and Yuki's future activities which is to be reconfirmed when the quarantine is lifted.
We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused to the fans, and we will do our best to make sure that the artist's health comes first and speedy recovery for our artists.
Wishing Ireh, Dosie and Yuki a speedy recovery.