Stray Kids is a popular South Korean Boyband currently consisting of 8 members Lee Know, Bang Chan, Hyunjin, Changbin, Han, Seungmin, Felix, and I.N under JYP Entertainment. Woojin left the group due to personal circumstances and terminated his exclusive contract in October 2019. The group was formed by survival show ‘I AM’ series called by their now group name ‘STRAY KIDS’ by JYP Entertainment.
Bang Chan, Lee Know, and Hyunjin of Stray Kids have been diagnosed with COVID-19.
JYP Entertainment issued the following statement after Seungmin’s diagnosis earlier in the day on March 21:
Hello, this is JYPE.
We inform you that Stray Kids members Bang Chan, Lee Know, and Hyunjin tested positive for COVID-19 today.
Bang Chan, Lee Know, and Hyunjin have each been quarantining as a preemptive measure after testing negative on their PCR tests on March 19 (Saturday).
In Bang Chan’s case, he received an indeterminate result on a PCR test he took on the afternoon of March 20 (Sunday) and tested positive on an additional PCR test taken on the morning of March 21 (Monday).
As for Lee Know and Hyunjin, they both received negative results on the PCR tests they took on the afternoon of March 20 (Sunday), but they tested positive on the additional PCR tests taken on the morning of March 21 (Monday).
Bang Chan, Lee Know, and Hyunjin have all received their third doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, and as they are currently not presenting any symptoms, they are each quarantining in accordance with the guidelines of the health authorities.
The Stray Kids members have been staying in separated living spaces since the afternoon of March 18 (Friday). All members will continue to focus on personal hygiene and monitor their health.
JYPE will place the artists’ health as the highest priority and will provide everything we can to support the artists’ swift recovery.