Ahn Yujin Tests Positive For COVID-19

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WIZ*ONEs would unfortunately have to wait for a while to see Yujin on screen doing her hosting duties as she recently tested positive for COVID-19.

Starship Entertainment has recently made an official announcement regarding the health condition of one of its talented artists, Ahn Yujin.

On the afternoon of September 4, the agency released an official statement, which says that the young female idol has contracted the COVID-19 virus. She is the current second member of the agency who was diagnosed with the virus, following Jang Wonyoung who tested positive on August 29.

They revealed that Yujin immediately received a PCR test after learning that she has directly crossed paths with a staff who tested positive. She then got a negative result and has stayed in quarantine as part of the preventive measures.

“During her quarantine, she tested herself using self-diagnosis tests and as she had been checking her health on September 3, she had symptoms of fever and breathing pains since the morning and after reporting it to the center, she received a PCR test and got a positive test result on the morning of September 4,” Starship Entertainment added.

Assuring fans with all their might, the agency also stated that Ahn Yujin is now taking the necessary measures set by health authorities in South Korea. They also promised that they will continue to do their best in following all the protocols and in helping their artist recover quickly and safely.


Soon after the announcement, WIZ*ONEs from all over the world expressed their concern and love for their beloved idol. Yujin’s name immediately trended on Twitter with the hashtag #GetWellSoonYujin.

With the sudden news, Yujin will halt all schedules including her weekly MC stint at SBS Inkigayo.

Wishing Yujin a speedy recovery!

Source: Chosun

Photos from Yujin’s Instagram Account