Korean star Lee Jung-jae, who lately received an Emmy for the hit sequence “Squid Recreation”, has examined constructive for the novel coronavirus. Lee’s company Artist Firm introduced on Monday night time that the actor had examined COVID-19 constructive after present process a routine PCR take a look at upon his return to native South Korea from the US the place he attended the Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony on September 13.
“In accordance with illness management protocol, actor Lee Jung Jae underwent PCR testing after he returned to Korea on September 18, and his take a look at outcomes got here again constructive,” the company mentioned in an announcement as quoted by leisure outlet Soompi.
Lee’s pal, enterprise associate and “Hunt” co-star Jung Woo-sung and his “Squid Recreation” colleagues Park Hae-soo and Jung Ho-yeon, who took the identical flight with him again to South Korea, have all examined destructive for COVID-19.
The actor is self-isolating in accordance with the rules of presidency well being authorities and has at present halted all of his scheduled actions.
“Our company will adhere strictly to well being authorities’ pointers and do our utmost to assist our actor focus fully on his restoration, whereas contemplating his well being our prime precedence,” the assertion continued.
Lee charted historical past final week when he received the Emmy within the excellent lead actor in a drama sequence class for his efficiency in “Squid Recreation” changing into the primary Asian actor to realize the feat. “Squid Recreation” creator Hwang Dong-hyuk additionally earned the Emmy for greatest drama sequence directing.
The Korean language survival drama, which premiered on Netflix on September 17, 2021, additionally collected two Primetime Artistic Arts Emmys for Lee Yoo-mi (excellent visitor actress in a drama sequence) and for Chae Kyoung-sun, Gim En-jee and Kim Jeong-gun in excellent manufacturing design for a story up to date program class.
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