[MHN Roh Pooleun] UP10TION's member Bitto was tested positive for COVID-19 today morning.
According to T.O.P Media, Bitto was informed yesterday that he was in close contact to a confirmed patient and that he has to be tested. The test turned out positive and Bitto went right away into quarantine. UP10TION performed stage in music shows 'Music Core' and 'Inkigayo' last week and all artists and staffs who were in the spot will take COVID-19 test. Agency T.O.P Media building will go under quarantine and follow the Minnistry of Health's instructions as well.
Due to this, UP10TION's future schedules will all be cancelled. It has also made cancellation of music shows forward. SBS's music show 'THE SHOW' has announced that their live show scheduled on December 1 KST is cancelled. The cancellation was inevitable since during the live show, every artist and stafff will gather in one area and contact each other.
Below is official statement made byT.O.P Media.
This is T.O.P Media.
UP10TION's Bitto was tested positive for COVID-19 today(November 30 KST) morning.
Due to this, UP10TION's scheduled tv show and fan sign event are cancelled.
Album purchase for fan sign event can be cancelled and refunded from website.
We apologize for the instance and will do our best on keeping our artists safe.
업텐션 비토 군이 30일(오늘) 오전 코로나19 확진 판정을 받았습니다.
이로 인해 금주 예정되었던 업텐션 후속곡 방송 활동 및 사인회 등이 취소되었음을 알려드립니다.
사인회 응모 앨범은 판매처를 통해 취소 신청이 가능합니다.
심려를 끼쳐드린 점 사과드리며, 향후 아티스트 관리 및 코로나19 위생 관리에 최선을 다하겠습니다.
UP10TON's Bitto tested positive for COVID-19 and future schedules are all cancelled