TOKYO (TR) – Seven members of idol group AKB48 have examined optimistic for the novel coronavirus, the group has revealed.
According to an announcement issued on Sunday, the seven members are Maho Omori, Narumi Kuranoo, Nagisa Sakaguchi, Serika Nagano, Yuka Suzuki, Sorano Uemi and Remi Tokunaga.
Omori, Kuranoo, Mizuno and Suzuki every started affected by a fever on July 30. The subsequent day, they underwent polymerase chain response checks, which gave the optimistic outcomes.
Sakaguchi, Uemi and Tokunaga additionally developed fevers after the opposite three. They every examined optimistic on August 1.
Due to the outbreak, the group is not going to be showing on the “SKY PerfecTV! Idol Festival! Summer 2021!” on August 6. Other occasions that includes members of the group scheduled for August 2, 7 and eight have been cancelled.
“We sincerely apologize for any concern and inconvenience caused to fans and related parties who have been looking forward to the performances and appearance,” the assertion stated.
The assertion continued, “We will continue to strive to strengthen awareness and guidance on infection prevention in order to prevent the spread of infection inside and outside the company, all to ensure the safety of our members and staff.”