BTS’s Jungkook and other K-Pop stars admit being in Itaewon during outbreak; their agencies apologize

media outlet Dispatch has exposed K-pop artists Jungkook of BTS, Mingyu of SEVENTEEN. Cha Eun Woo of ASTRO, and Jaehyun of NCT, were in Itaewon neighborhood for a night out on April 25 night time until April 26th dawn.

A -19 positive patient reportedly visited clubs in the Itaewon area on May 2 and tested positive for the virus on May 6.

Anyone who has visited the clubs, bars, and other facilities in Itaewon from April 24 to May 6 are advised by Korean authorities to undergo self-quarantine.

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Following this news, agencies of the mentioned Korean boyband members have each announced their apologies and clarified that each artist has tested negative for the coronavirus.

Earlier this month, a spike in COVID-19 cases have been observed in South Korea allegedly due to a man who went clubbing in Itaewon and later on tested positive for COVID-19.

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