Mijoo will not be able to continue promoting her single album for the time being. The LOVELYZ main dancer has tested positive for COVID-19. This means her ongoing promotions for ‘Movie Star’ will be put on hold for the rest of the month.
Mijoo Tests Positive For COVID-19, Postpones Remaining May Promotions For ‘Movie Star’
Mijoo’s agency Antenna shared the update on her official Twitter account. The company revealed that Lee Seungah was feeling ill on May 26 and immediately had herself checked.
“On May 26 (Friday), Mijoo felt body ache symptoms, and after confirming a positive result on her self-test kit, we immediately visited the hospital where she was diagnosed with COVID-19,” the agency wrote.
소속 아티스트 미주의 코로나19 확진 및 향후 스케줄 관련해 안내드립니다.
미주는 26일(금) 몸살 증상이 있어 진행한 자가진단키트에서 양성 반응을 확인 후 곧바로 병원을 찾았고 코로나19 확진 판정을 받았습니다.
— 미주 (MIJOO) (@LeeMiJoo) May 26, 2023
Antenna confirmed that Mijoo will not be able to attend several schedules lined up for the rest of the month.
“As a result, Mijoo is unable to attend the live shows of ‘Music Bank’, which she was scheduled to appear in today, as well as ‘Music Core’ and ‘Inkigayo’. We also announce that the fan signings scheduled on May 27 and 28 for the release of [Mijoo’s] single album ‘Movie Star’ have been temporarily postponed,” the statement continued.
“We will make another announcement later on regarding the fan signing as well as Mijoo’s return to activities. We ask for fans’ understanding,” it continues.
The agency also assured fans that Mijoo’s health is their top priority.
“As we comply with quarantine guidelines, we will prioritize the health and safety of our artist and support Mijoo so she may focus on treatment and recovery,” they wrote.
Mijoo debuted with LOVELYZ in November 2014. She decided not to renew her contract with Woollim Entertainment in November 2021 and signed with Antenna in the same month.
In addition to being an idol, Mijoo has also established herself as a successful actress. She appeared in shows like ‘The Gentlemen of Wolgyesu Tailor Shop’, ‘Dunia: Into a New World’, and ‘Sixth Sense’.
Mijoo made her solo debut with “Movie Star” on May 17, 2023.