[Reporter Shin Young-eun, Daily Economy Star Today]

Actress Seo Yi-sook went into self-isolation after being tested for Covid-19 (a novel coronavirus infection).

On the 20th, an official from Quantum E&M, the agency of Seo Yi-sook, said, “Actress Seo Yi-sook, who is filming the drama ‘Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol’ and ‘Startup’, was tested for Covid-19 on the 20th,” said, “Seo Yi-sook was filming ‘Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol’ with an actor Heo Dong-won. Heo Dong-won tested positive on the 20th, and Seo Yi-sook also had an examination immediately.”

“In addition, Seo Yi-sook visited the filming site of another work, ‘Startup’ after filming ‘Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol’ with Heo Dong-won. For this reason, after hearing Heo Dong-won’s confirmation of Covid-19 on the 20th, Seo Yi-sook immediately entered self-quarantine. The agency said, “We are waiting for the results of the Covid-19 test.” It added, “We will inform you of the exact facts as soon as the results of the test of Seo Yi-sook come out.” The results of Seo Yi-sook’s Covid-19 test are expected to be released on the 21st.

As Seo Yi-sook was tested for Covid-19 and entered self-quarantine, the filming of the new tvN drama ‘Startup’, which he was participating in, was stopped. An official from ‘Startup’ told Maeil Business Daily Star Today on the 20th, “Seo Yi-sook was tested for Covid-19 because the movement line overlapped with Heo Dong-won, who was confirmed for coronavirus. Currently, he is in self-quarantine and is waiting for the test results tomorrow (21st).” The official said, “We decided not to proceed with the scheduled shooting today, and we are closely monitoring the situation.”

The broadcaster caught an emergency when a coronavirus confirmed person came out. First, Seo Seong-jong was diagnosed with Covid-19, and the shooting of KBS2’s Monday-Tuesday drama ‘Men are men’, in which he participated in the filming, was braked. Actors Heo Dong-won and Kim Won-hae, who appear in the play ‘Champon’ along with Seo Seong-jong, were subsequently confirmed for Covid-19. Heo Dong-won participated in the filming of ‘Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol’, and the filming of the drama has also been stopped. After contact with Heo Dong-won, actor Oh Man-seok, who was in contact with the confirmed case, was also classified as a contact. JTBC ‘Genreman Comedy’, in which he was appearing, also stopped filming. Oh Man-seok is also being self-contained after being tested for Covid-19.

<Official statement about Seo Yi-sook>

Seo Yi-sook, who is filming the drama department, was tested for Covid-19 on the 20th.

Seo Yi-sook was filming with actor Heo Dong-won. As Heo Dong-won was confirmed as Covid-19 on the 20th, Seo Yi-sook also got tested immediately.

Also, Seo Yi-sook visited another filming site after filming with Heo Dong-won. Because of this, after hearing Heo Dong-won’s confirmation of Covid-19 on the 20th, Seo Yi-sook immediately went into self-quarantine and is waiting for the results of the Corona 19 test.

As soon as the results of the Covid-19 test of actor Seo Yi-sook come out, we will inform you of the exact facts.

shinye@mk.co.kr

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