On September 6, DSP Media released a statement announcing the news:
“Hello, this is DSP Media.
Our artist Heo Youngji recently experienced health problems and tested positive for COVID-19 with a simplified diagnostic kit. The PCR test was conducted immediately and confirmed it.
Currently, Heo Yeongji is taking the necessary measures in accordance with the quarantine authorities’ guidelines.
We will not only comply with the guidelines of the quarantine authorities, but also prioritize the health and safety of our artists and staff. We are sorry for causing concern.”