UPDATED: Kpop Idols Who Tested Positive For COVID-19 In 2021- Full List

Below is a comprehensive list of all the kpop idols who tested positive for COVID-19 in 2021 and in 2020.

The list will also update once an idol recovers from the virus or another kpop idol or singer is diagnosed with it.

Note 1: if we failed to mention an idol please let us know in the comment section so we can add them.

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BTS RM and Jin

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On December 25, Big Hit Music released a statement to announce that RM and Jin have been diagnosed with COVID-19, fellow member Suga had tested positive on December 24.

On January 4, the agency returned with a new statement to confirm the idols have now fully recovered.

Recovery status: recovered

BTS Suga

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On December 24, Big Hit Music released an official statement via Weverse to announce it. The idol tested positive for the virus on Friday, December 24. He’s currently in self-quarantine after returning to Korea. He’s taken a PCR upon his return the day prior and the results came out positive.

On January 3, Big Hit Music shared that the idol had recovered from the virus via an official statement.

Recovery status: recovered

Kep1er’s Xiao Ting and Mashiro

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On December 14, Kep1er’s agency released a statement to announce the two members have been diagnosed with the virus. They are asymptomatic. This happened after a staff member tested positive for the virus on December 5.

Recovery status: recovered

Super Junior’s Siwon

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On December 10, SM Entertainment released an official statement to reveal Siwon has tested positive for the virus. The idol had taken a preemptive test to carry out his scheduled activities and his results came out positive earlier today. As a result, Siwon will not be attending the 2021 MAMA, the idol-actor was previously confirmed as part of the presenters lineup for the ceremony.

Recovery status: recovered

Super Junior’s Shindong

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On November 12, Super Junior’s agency Label SJ officially confirmed the news. On November 11, the idol test results came out positive and he’s currently in self-quarantine. The label stated that he’s recently come into contact with a confirmed case and underwent PCR testing on November 10. The next day, his test results came out positive.

Recovery status: recovered

VICTON’s Chan

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On November 26, VICTON’s agency, IST Entertainment, announced that Heo Chan had been diagnosed with COVID-19 and added that the rest of the members tested negative.

In their statement, the agency explains that Chan had tested positive for COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated. At the moment, he’s quarantining but is not showing any symptoms.

On December 6, the agency released a statement that said all the members of VICTON were out of self-quarantine.

Recovery status: recovered

BLACKPINK Lisa

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On November 24, YG Entertainment released a statement to announce that Lisa tested positive for the virus on the afternoon of November 24. The other BLACKPINK members haven’t been classified as a close contact yet, but have received PCR tests and are awaiting their results.

On December 4, YG Entertainment issued a statement to announce the happy news. Lisa has been deemed clinically recovered by government health authorities and has been discharged from quarantine.

Recovery status: recovered

WEi’s Kim Yo Han and Kim Jun Seo

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On November 14, Kim Yo Han’s agency OUI Entertainment shared a statement to announce the idol-actor has been diagnosed with the virus. His upcoming drama’s premiere was delayed as a result.

On November 24, WEi’s agency OUI Entertainment announced that all members of the group have now been released from their designated quarantine periods and that the two members are covid-free.

Recovery status: recovered

SF9’s Dawon And Hwiyoung

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On October 14, FNC Entertainment released a statement to announce that SF9’s Dawon and Hwiyoung tested positive for the virus. The idols came in contact with a confirmed case recently.

Recovery status: recovered

A.C.E’s Jun

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On October 4, A.C.E’s Jun agency confirmed the actor has been diagnosed with COVID-19. He was in close contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case.

Recovery status: recovered

ASTRO’s Jinjin

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On September 19, Fantagio Entertainment shared a statement on the group’s official fan cafe to relay the news to fans. On September 29, his agency released another statement to confirm he’s fully recovered.

Recovery status: recovered

Dreamcatcher Gahyeon

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On September 19, it was revealed that Dreamcatcher’s Gahyeon tested positive for COVID-19.

Recovery status: recovered

Heo Young Ji

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On September 6, her agency DSP Media released a statement to address the matter. They stated that she recently began to experience health problems and used a self-testing kit, the results came out positive so she immediately underwent PCR test which confirmed she has COVID-19.

Recovery status: recovered

All of the members of N.Flying

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On September 3, FNC Entertainment released a statement to announce that N.Flying’s Lee Seung Hyub, Yoo Hwe Seung, and Seo Dong Sung were confirmed to be diagnosed with COVID-19 today (September 3).

On September 4, FNC Entertainment released a new statement to announce that N.Flying’s Kim Jae Hyun has tested positive for the virus, he’s the fourth member of his group to test positive.

On September 9, FNC has released a statement to reveal that Cha Hun has also tested positive.

Then on September 14, FNC shared that Lee Seung Hyub, Kim Jae Hyun, Yoo Hwe Seung, and Seo Dong Sung have fully recovered. On September 16, it was announced that Cha Hun has also recovered from the virus.

Recovery status: recovered

Ahn Yu Jin

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On September 4, Starship Entertainment announced that An Yu Jin had tested positive for COVID-19 while in self-quarantine after she began exhibiting symptoms of a sore throat and fever.

Starship Entertainment revealed on September 16 that she is now fully recovered.

Recovery status: recovered

Six members of ENHYPEN

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On September 2, the group’s agency BELIFT LAB announced that via an official statement. ENHYPEN members Jungwon, Heeseung, Jay, Jake, and Sunghoon tested positive for COVID-19 during their self-quarantine period after coming into close contact with a positive case.

On September 5, they came back with a new statement to announce that Ni-ki has also tested positive for the virus. Sunoo is the only member to remain negative.

On September 16, it was confirmed that all six have recovered and that Sunoo has also exited self-quarantine.

Recovery status: recovered

Jang Won Young

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On August 29, Starship Entertainment posted the announcement on their social media. Jang Won Young tested positive for COVID-19 after coming into contact with a positive case.

Recovery status: recovered

NOIR’s Minhyuk

NOIR’s Kim Minhyuk tested positive for COVID-19 on July 7, 2021.

Recovery status: recovered

Luminous Youngbin

On August 23, the upcoming group LUMINOUS postponed their debut after member Youngbin tested positive for COVID-19. On September 1st, Youngbin’s quarantine order has been lifted after receiving proper treatment for COVID-19.

Recovery status: recovered

Lovelyz Jisoo

Lovelyz Jisoo tested positive for COVID-19 on June 22, 2021. There are currently no updates on whether she’s recovered yet fully from her agency.

Recovery status: recovered

Seo In Young

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Singer Seo In Young tested positive for COVID-19 on the morning of July 13.

Recovery status: recovered

EXID Hani

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On July 20, a Korean news outlet exclusively reported that EXID Hani has also tested positive after a staff member tested positive. Later, her agency confirmed the news.

Recovery status: recovered

EXO Xiumin

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On August 5, SM Entertainment released an official statement to state that Xiumin was diagnosed with COVID-19 on August 5. On August 22, SM Entertainment confirmed that the idol has made a complete recovery.

Recovery status: recovered

TREASURE So Jung Hwan

On July 16, YG Entertainment revealed in an official statement that So Jung Hwan has tested positive for the virus earlier on the same day. He originally tested negative after Doyoung tested positive. On August 3, YG Entertainment issued an official statement to confirm that TREASURE members Doyoung and Junghwan have recovered from COVID-19 as of July 29.

Recovery status: recovered

TREASURE’s Doyoung

YG Entertainment released an official statement to reveal that TREASURE Doyoung has tested positive for the virus on July 13, 2021. On August 3, YG Entertainment issued an official statement to confirm that TREASURE members Doyoung and Junghwan have recovered from COVID-19 as of July 29.

Recovery status: recovered

BTOB Minhyuk

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On July 17, Cube Entertainment shared that Minhyuk tested positive for COVID-19. The idol showed signs of fever and coughs and went to test on July 16, the results came out on the same day as positive. A couple of days prior his vocal teacher tested positive.

On July 30, Minhyuk held an Instagram Live broadcast to share that he’s been discharged from the hospital.

Recovery status: recovered

INFINITE’s Sunggyu

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INFINITE’s Sunggyu has tested positive for COVID-19 on June 27, 2021, he’s asymptomatic.

The idol has been vaccinated with the Janssen vaccine on June 10, but despite that, he tested positive for the virus.

Recovery status: recovered

ATEEZ San

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ATEEZ San has been diagnosed with COVID-19 on July 9, 2021. He is asymptomatic and is self-isolating. On July 23, the agency announced that ATEEZ San has recovered from COVID-19.

Recovery status: recovered

D-CRUNCH’s O.V and Hyunwook

On April 24, 2021, D-CRUNCH’s agency released a statement to reveal that Hyunwook and O.V have tested positive for COVID-19.

Recovery status: recovered

Singer John Park

Singer John Park tested positive on January 15, 2021, he was asymptomatic. He has since recovered.

Recovery status: recovered

Chungha

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Chungha tested positive for COVID-19 on December 7, 2020, she was asymptomatic. Chungha was released from quarantine for COVID-19 on Friday, December 18, 2020.

Recovery status: recovered

SUPERNOVA’s Yoon Hak

On April 3, 2020, it was confirmed that Yoon Hak has become the first Korean celebrity to have been infected with the coronavirus. He showed mild symptoms and has since recovered.

Recovery status: recovered

EVERGLOW Yiren And Sihyeon

EVERGLOW Yiren And Sihyeon tested positive for COVID-19 on December 1, 2020. Yiren received a notice that an acquaintance of her had contracted the virus, she went to get tested and as a result, her positive diagnosis was confirmed on December 1. Sihyeon also tested positive at the time.

Recovery status: recovered

H5 Honey and K

H5 Honey and K tested positive for the virus on July 17, 2020. The two stars were asymptomatic. They have since recovered.

Recovery status: recovered

Golden Child’s Jaehyun

On December 17, 2020, his agency released a statement revealing that Golden Child’s Jaehyun tested positive on the morning of December 17 after getting tested on December 16. He was asymptomatic. He has since recovered.

Recovery status: recovered

UP10TION Bitto, Xiao and Kogyeol

UP10TION’s agency TOP Media confirmed that UP10TION Bitto has tested positive for COVID-19 on November 19, 2020.

UP10TION’s agency TOP Media released a statement on December 1, 2020, to reveal that UP10TION Kogyeol has also tested positive for the virus.

On December 14, UP10TION’s Xiao tested positive for the virus.

All the members have since recovered.

Recovery status: recovered

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