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(LEAD) Super Junior's Shindong tests positive for COVID-19

All News 14:55 November 12, 2021

(ATTN: UPDATES with group's vaccination situation in para 4)

SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Yonhap) -- Shindong, a member of popular K-pop group Super Junior, has tested positive for the new coronavirus, the group's management agency said Friday.

"Shindong received a positive result Thursday from a COVID-19 test after being classified as a close contact of a confirmed case and is now in self-quarantine," Label SJ said.

"There was no contact with other Super Junior members, and we readjusted all schedules," it added.

He was jabbed with Johnson & Johnson's one-dose Janssen vaccine and was scheduled to get a booster shot next week, according to the agency. The other members are also fully vaccinated, it added.

Shindong debuted as a member of the 10-piece boy band in 2005 and has also gained popularity by appearing in various TV variety shows. He currently is appearing in SBS Plus channel's "Love Master Season 2."

A file photo of Shindong, a member of the K-pop boy group Super Junior, provided by MBC (PHOTO NOT FOR SALE) (Yonhap)


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