Chenle is taking a short break to focus on his health. The NCT Dream main vocalist will not participate in the group’s upcoming ‘The Dream Show 2: In A Dream’ dates. Zhong Chenle is reportedly fighting off cold symptoms and will not perform in Singapore and Manila.

SM Entertainment Confirms Chenle Missing Upcoming NCT Dream Show Dates In Manila and Singapore

SM Entertainment shared the news through NCT’s official fan community. The agency confirmed that Chenle will take a break and will not participate in NCT Dream’s upcoming dates.

“NCT’s Chenle will inevitably be absent from the upcoming NCT DREAM TOUR ‘THE DREAM SHOW 2: In A DREAM’ scheduled for Manila on April 29 and 30 as well as Singapore on May 1 due to his poor health condition with cold symptoms,” the statement read.

The agency assured NCTZENs that the main vocalist will return for NCT Dream’s May dates as soon as he has recuperated.

“The decision was made for the recovery of Chenle’s health, so we ask for the generous understanding of fans,” the statement read. “Chenle plans to participate in the Macau concert scheduled for May 13 and 14 after taking enough rest.

This isn’t the first time that Chenle missed group activities due to health issues. In March 2022, he suffered an ankle injury ahead of NCT Dream’s comeback. Chenle only participated in selected promotions where he did not have to undergo rigorous activities. He joined group activities a few weeks after the comeback in late March.

NCT Dream kicked off The Dream Show 2: In A Dream in support of their second studio album ‘Glitch Mode’ and the lead single of the same name. The group’s first date for the tour was at the Jamsil Olympic Stadium in September 2022. NCT Dream is currently in the Asian leg of the tour. They recently announced encore stops in Seoul from June 2 to 3, 2023.