All members of Yuehua Entertainment's rookie boy group Tempest have been diagnosed with Corona and their debut will be postponed.
Yuehua Entertainment announced on the 14th, "All 7 members have finally tested positive, and their debut scheduled for the 21st will be postponed to March 2nd."
Tempest members Hanbin, Hyeongseop, Hyuk, Eunchan, Lou, Hwarang, and Taerae have all completed their second vaccination, and when all schedules were performed, they used a self-diagnosis kit to confirm that they were negative, and then the schedules were implemented. Currently, the members are showing fever and mild cold symptoms.
The agency apologized for causing concern to the fans and all those involved in waiting for Tempest's debut, saying, "All members are taking a break and quarantine for home treatment under the guidelines of the quarantine authorities."
Tempest's debut album 'It's ME, It's WE', which was scheduled to be released on the 21st due to the members' corona infection, will be released on March 2 at 6 PM.
Below is the full text of Yuehua Entertainment's official position.
Hello. This is Yuehua Entertainment. We would like to inform you about the Corona 19 confirmation and postponement of our artist's Tempest (Hanbin, Hyeongseop, Hyuk, Eunchan, Lou, Hwarang, Taerae).
On the 13th, one of Tempest's external staff was confirmed positive for Corona 19, and all the members performed a rapid antigen test and tested positive. As a result, today (14th), all 7 members were finally positive.
Tempest has completed the second vaccination, and when all schedules are performed, the self-diagnosis kit is used to confirm that the results are negative, and the schedule has been implemented. Currently, the members show fever and mild cold symptoms, and under the guidelines of the quarantine authorities, all members are quarantined and resting for home treatment.
Accordingly, we would like to inform you that the release schedule of Tempest's debut album 'It's ME, It's WE', scheduled for the 21st, has been postponed to 6pm on the 2nd of March. We apologize for causing concern to the fans and everyone involved in waiting for Tempest's debut.
We will do our best for the treatment and speedy recovery of Tempest, and in the future, we will do our best for the health and safety of our artists and everyone by complying with quarantine guidelines.