SJ’s Siwon Skips Manila Concert, Tests Positive for COVID-19

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Super Junior’s Siwon Choi Skips Manila Concert After Testing Positive for COVID-19

Siwon Choi of popular K-Pop boy band Super Junior has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not be participating in the group’s upcoming concert in Manila, Label SJ announced yesterday, Aug. 3, in a Twitter post.

The group’s agency said Siwon tested positive “while preparing for their overseas schedules,” particularly for the Super Junior World Tour Super Show 9: Road in Manila concert happening this Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Mall of Asia Arena. He’s currently in self-quarantine.

Pulp Live World, the event organizer in charge of the K-Pop group’s concert here in Manila, and Dream Maker Entertainment Ltd. released a statement on Twitter as well, detailing the artist line-up change.

According to the post, the members of Super Junior conducted a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test in accordance with government guidelines after the Bangkok leg of their world tour. This is when they found out that Siwon tested positive.

The rest of the members — Leeteuk, Yesung, Shindong, Eunhyuk, Donghae, Ryeowook, and Kyuhyun — will participate as scheduled.

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