Korean Trot singer Lee Chan Won tested positive for COVID-19

New Era Project, the agency of Lee Chan Won, announced that the Trot singer tested positive for COVID-19.

Lee Chan Won’s label divulged on December 4 that the actor tested positive for coronavirus early morning on December 3.

The singer has undergone self-quarantine immediately and followed the required steps set out by the disease control authorities.

At this moment, those who got close contact with Lee Chan Won is undergoing testing. Others also are already in self-quarantine after being tested.

The singer is currently halting all his activities. He is also now carrying out his full social responsibilities according to the disease control authorities’ guidelines.

The contact tracing continues

Lee Chan Won is a cast of television programs, including TV Chosun’s PPONG School. In the hit show Mister Trot, the singer landed on the Top 6.

As revealed by the network, Lee Chan Won had filmed for the show on December 1. With this, they informed all the cast and staff who took part in filming that day that he tested positive.

Furthermore, Im Young Woong, Young Tak, Jang Min Ho, and Kim Hee Jae are now negative for COVID-19.

However, they remain self-quarantined as shared by their agency, New Era Project. The singer’s fellow Mister Trot Top 6 member Jung Dong Won has not yet been announced.

On the December 3 episode of the SBS radio show, TV personality Boom did not appear as the host. This is because he appeared on PPONG School and Love Call Center with Lee Chan Won.

As Boom’s test result turned out negative, he will be in self-quarantine for two weeks. On Boom’s show, MOMOLAND’s JooE is taking over as DJ in the meantime.

More celebrities in contact with the singer are now quarantined

The December 1 episode of PPONG School was a collaboration with the TV Chosun program Taste of Wife.

Park Myung Soo, Lee Hwi Jae, Hong Hyun Hee, Jason, and Jang Young Ran took part in the filming.

Park Myung Soo, Hong Hyun Hee, Jason, and Jang Young Ran received negative test results. At the same time, Lee Hwi Jae is still waiting for his results.

On December 3, as Seo Jang Hoon shares a stylist with Lee Chan Won, he did not participate in filming for Ask Us Anything. 

Currently, he is in self-quarantine after tested as a precaution. Also, Singer Lee Juck works with the same stylist team. While in self-quarantine, he is waiting for their results.


Image courtesy of KBS World/YouTube Screenshot

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