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EXID’s Hani Tested Positive for COVID-19; Filming of ‘Idol: The Coup’ Suspended

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Hani, aka actress Ahn Hee Yeon, tested positive for COVID-19.

According to media outlets, Hani was recently informed that a staff member of Idol: The Coup was tested positive for the virus. Following up, the actress also received the COVID-19 test. And today, she was confirmed with COVID-19.

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Idol: The Coup is about a struggling singer group that needs to achieve one last success before disbanding. Previously, Hani, Kwak Si Yang, and Kim Min Kyu joined the project as the leading actors. It has been programmed as the new JTBC series in the second half of this year.

Since the news about Hani has hit the wire, an official from Idol: The Coup shared that they have canceled the upcoming filming schedules. “All staff who made close contacts with her are receiving COVID-9 tests,” he added.

 

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