Three members of K-pop girl group TWICE have tested positive for Covid-19 after arriving in South Korea from their concert tour in the US.

TWICE held their TWICE 4th World Tour III in Los Angeles on May 14 and 15 at the Banc of California Stadium.

(From left) TWICE’s Nayeon, Momo and Tzuyu tested positive for Covid-19 (Instagram)
TWICE upon their arrival at Incheon International Airport on May 21 (Screenshot from Star Plus video)
TWICE on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (Twitter)

After finishing the concert, TWICE returned and arrived in South Korea on May 21.

In an announcement on May 22, JYP Entertainment, TWICE’s agency, said, “We are sad to inform you that TWICE members Nayeon, Momo, and Tzuyu have tested positive for COVID-19 PCR testing after arriving in South Korea on May 21st.”

“All members tested negative for Covid-19 PCR testing after arriving in the United States, for daily antigen testings and for departure PCR testing [to South Korea],” the agency said.

South Korea requires incoming travelers to have a negative PCR test result before departure.

It said Nayeon, Momo and Tzuyu have completed the third round of vaccination. Nayeon is experiencing fatigue while Momo and Tzuyu have a cough. All three are under quarantine following the guidelines of health authorities.

“We apologize for causing concerns among TWICE’s fans and related people. We will put our full effort to ensure our artists’ quick recovery, prioritizing their health,” the agency said.

Source: Manila Bulletin (