Another TREASURE member has tested positive for COVID-19. According to YG Entertainment, Junghwan becomes the second member of the group infected with the virus.
On July 13, TREASURE’s Doyoung tested positive for COVID-19. Now, Junghwan has been identified as the second member of the rookie boy group diagnosed with the same virus three days later.
TREASURE Junghwan tested positive for COVID-19
According to YG Entertainment, TREASURE Junghwan tested positive for coronavirus on July 16.
According to the company, Junghwan, a TREASURE member, was constantly checking his health with a diagnostic kit during self-quarantine. It came back positive on this date, July 16.
When Doyoung, a member of TREASURE, tested positive for COVID-19 before an advertisement was shot, the TREASURE and YG Entertainment staff began self-isolation on July 13.
Junghwan was the TREASURE member who tested positive for coronavirus for the second time.
The latest tests yielded negative results for all other TREASURE employees and members.
Other members quarantined
YG Entertainment also stated that they take preventative measures that go beyond what is recommended by health authorities.
If there are any changes in the health of TREASURE members or their staff, the agency says they will provide follow-up information quickly and accurately.
TREASURE Jihoon is currently in self-quarantine and will not be able to watch this week’s episode of “Inkigayo.”
Only the co-hosts of Ahn Yujin, NCT Sungchan, and Jihoon will appear as MCs during the July 18 broadcast of “Inkigayo.”
Doyoung and Junghwan have our best wishes for a speedy recovery.
— Jonathan Hicap (@Jonah_writer) July 16, 2021
TREASURE’s ‘THE FINAL STEP: TREE EFFECT’ is now the Gaon Chart’s third-most-played Boy Group album
THE FINAL STEP: TREASURE EFFECT by TREASURE climbed No. 1 for the week ending July 10. The Gaon Weekly Album Chart ranked 89 in its 26th week.
With this, TREASURE’s third longest-running album on Gaon Chart is THE FOURTH STEP: TREE EFFECT. It has now passed THE FIRST STEP: CHAPTER THREE, which hFIRST STEPeen on the charts for 20 weeks.
This album is on its way to becoming the boy group’s second-longest-running work on the Gaon Chart. This record is currently part of “THE FIRST STEP CHAPTER TWO,” which runs for 28 weeks.
In March, Gaon Chart awarded TREASURE’s THE FAITH STEP: TREASURE EFFECT platinum certification after receiving more than 250,000 shipments from Korea.
TREASURE is the only 2020 rookie group to have received multiple Gaon platinum certifications.
TREASURE’s first full-length album is titled THE FIRST STEP: TREASURE EFFECT. It includes 12 tracks, including the title track My Treasure.
Not only did the full-length album top the Gaon Weekly Album Chart, but it also topped Gaon’s monthly ranking for January 2021.
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