Lalisa Manoban, a worldwide megastar who performs as Lisa within the Okay-pop group Blackpink, examined optimistic for the coronavirus on Wednesday, her manufacturing firm introduced.
The opposite members of Blackpink — Jennie, Jisoo and Rosé — all examined unfavorable for the virus, the manufacturing firm, YG Leisure, mentioned in an emailed assertion on Thursday. The band’s manufacturing employees, safety personnel and acquaintances have additionally examined unfavorable, YG mentioned, including that every one 4 members of the group had been vaccinated towards Covid-19.
As of Thursday morning native time, Ms. Manoban, 24, had not addressed her almost 68 million Instagram followers on the optimistic take a look at. However YG mentioned she was “with out signs and in excellent situation.”
A Thai-born singer and rapper, Ms. Manoban is among the many most acclaimed faces of Okay-pop, with legions of followers. She is a part of Okay-pop’s most globally profitable all-female group, whose fame and business success have traveled far past South Korea. 5 of Blackpink’s movies have been watched multiple billion occasions on YouTube, together with 1.7 billion views for “DDU-DU DDU-DU.”
Ms. Manoban’s debut solo album, “Lalisa,” was launched on Sept. 10; her first single, “LALISA,” set a YouTube record for the most-viewed music video by a solo artist in 24 hours with 73.6 million views, dethroning Taylor Swift’s “ME!” in 2019.
With strict limits on worldwide journey and constant masking, South Korea has been among the many world’s most profitable international locations at limiting coronavirus outbreaks, reporting about 3,300 whole deaths. Circumstances have surged to document ranges previously two weeks, reaching a brand new excessive of 4,115 new instances on Tuesday, however they’ve remained comparatively low in comparison with a lot of the world: at the moment six daily cases per 100,000 people, in contrast with 29 in america, 35 in Singapore and 158 in Austria.