SEOUL: South Korean actor Ji Chang Wook has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Yonhap reported on Monday, citing a production company.
Gee, who starred in the original Netflix series. The sound of magic, tested positive in a recent preventive test for Covid-19 along with a member of the show’s production team.
The manufacturing company said the two are being treated in self-isolation while other team members await the results of their own Covid-19 tests. It said that all filming was suspended until the safety of personnel was guaranteed.
The 34-year-old actor has starred in the dramatic adaptation of the popular Korean webtoon. Annarasumanara“It tells the story of a teenage girl who had to grow up too quickly and a magician who wants to remain a child even as an adult, according to Netflix.
The country’s entertainment environment has recently been disrupted by a string of infections among celebrities and workers, raising fears that the outbreak could spread even wider to the industry.Burnama