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Soompi, founded in 1998, is an English-language site dedicated to Korean pop culture and discussion. Soompi has become the ultimate authority for all the latest news on Korean celebrities, music, TV shows, movies, and style, as well as a respected organization that works closely with major Korean entertainment agencies to bring exclusive content.

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Blackpink’s Lisa tests positive for COVID – report

Nov 24, 2021

Photo from the Instagram account of @lalalalisa_m MANILA, Philippines — Blackpink’s Lisa has tested positive for COVID-19, with three other members of the famous K-pop girl group awaiting swab test results, according to media reports on Wednesday. The group’s agency YG Entertainment said in a statement published in Soompi that Lisa, whose full name is Lalisa Manoban, tested positive for the new coronavirus on Wednesday afternoon. Other members of the group — Jennie, Jisoo, and Rosé — were still waiting for the results of their swab tests as of this posting, although they were not yet classified as close contacts of Lisa. ADVERTISEMENT “BLACKPINK’s Lisa was diagnosed with COVID-19 this afternoon (November 24),” the agency was quoted as saying. “The other three BLACKPINK members have not been classified as close contacts yet, but they immediately received PCR tests after hearing of Lisa’s positive COVID-19 results, and they are currently awaiting their results,” the statement added. FEATURED STORIES Below is the rest of YG Entertainment’s statement published in Soompi: “We first shared this information quickly and accurately with representatives and staff, and we took strong preemptive measures even beyond the guidelines of health authorities. “We will continue to not hold back on providing full support with the health of our artists and related staff members as the top priority. If there are any changes in the future, we will once again notify you quickly.” KGA The hottest entertainment news straight to your inbox By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use andacknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy . For more news about the novel coronavirus click here. For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150. The Inquirer Foundation supports our healthcare frontliners and is still accepting cash donations to be deposited at Banco de Oro (BDO) current account #007960018860 or donate through PayMaya using this link . Read Next

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