One of the staff for Idol: The Coup, the upcoming drama starring Hani, tested positive for COVID-19. Hani used a self-test kit to test herself, and she also tested positive. Her results were then confirmed by the PCR test.
Hani’s company, Sublime Artist Agency, released this statement (translated):
This is Sublime Artist Agency.
Hani (Ahn Heeyeon) has tested positive for Corona 19. After becoming aware of the confirmed case of a staff member whom she worked closely with she preemptively tested herself immediately, she got a positive test notification this (20th) morning.
We are letting you know that Hani is following current government guidelines.
We have heard through the grapevine that Hani has not shown any symptoms as of today, July 20. We hope that she continues to feel well and does not experience bad symptoms. We hope that she recovers quickly.
Update July 23: Taehwan comforts fans via his Instagram story. He says, “Don’t worry! We’re okay.” and shares an old picture of him and Hani.
Update August 2: Hani posts on her Instagram story that she is okay. “A lot of people have been concerned. Thank you. I’m fine now!”
- Naver article about Hani contracting COVID-19: https://n.news.naver.com/entertain/now/article/477/0000310226
- Sublime Artist Agency’s statement about Hani contracting COVID-19: https://www.vlive.tv/post/1-24222232