3 members of iKON test positive for COVID-19

SEOUL, Jan. 23 (Yonhap) — Three members of K-pop boy band iKON have tested positive for the coronavirus, their agency said Sunday.

Kim Jin-hwan, Song Yun-heong and Kim Dong-hyuk were confirmed to have been infected with COVID-19 after showing cold symptoms the previous day, according to YG Entertainment.

The other three members — Bobby, Koo Jun-hoe and Jung Chan-woo — have tested negative, it added.

“We will fully cooperate with the health authorities’ investigation and take all measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19,” the company said in a statement. “We will provide all necessary support to protect the health and safety of our artists.”