On November 19 KST, JYP Entertainment announced that after Lee Know and Han had developed mild cold symptoms the day before, the Stray Kids members had undergone PCR testing for COVID-19. While the other members of the group tested negative, Lee Know, Han, and Seungmin’s test results all came back positive.
As a result, Lee Know will be unable to appear on today’s episode of MBC’s “Music Core,” which he normally hosts every Saturday.
According to JYP Entertainment, Lee Know, Han, and Seungmin are currently self-isolating in “separate living spaces from the other members.”
The agency’s full English statement is as follows:
Hello, this is JYPE.
We inform you that Stray Kids members Lee Know, Han, and Seungmin tested positive for COVID-19 on November 19th (Sat).
After exhibiting light symptoms of a cold on November 18th (Fri), Lee Know and Han took COVID-19 self-test kits and tested positive. The member immediately visited a hospital that day to receive PCR tests, and Lee Know, Han, and Seungmin received positive results today.
All members of Stray Kids have received their third doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, and Lee Know, Han, and Seungmin are following governmental guidelines by being quarantined and in separate living spaces from the other members.
The five members excluding Lee Know, Han, and Seungmin have all received PCR tests or rapid antigen testing by medical professionals and have tested negative. All members will continue to focus on personal hygiene and monitor their health.
Consequently, Lee Know will no longer be participating in the schedule below. We ask for the kind understanding of fans who have been waiting.
– 11/19 MBC
We apologize for causing concern to the fans who support Stray Kids.
JYPE will place the artist’s health as the highest priority and will provide everything we can to support the artist’s swift recovery.
Wishing Lee Know, Han, and Seungmin the speediest of recoveries!
Watch Lee Know on past episodes of “Music Core” with English subtitles below:
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