Around the world, attempts to restart the music industry have had mixed results as a wave of stars continue to contract the virus. Now Lalisa Manoban – better known as Blackpink’s Lisa – has become the latest to join the list of celebrities in South Korea who have tested positive for Covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic. The singer is reportedly asymptomatic and has already been vaccinated, as have her bandmates. But as we already know, Covid-19 makes no concessions for the most famous among us – not even global megastars with legions of fans. Here’s who else has tested positive for Covid-19 in South Korea so far. Who are Blackpink member Jennie’s celebrity BFFs? Jin Goo Jin Goo, who starred alongside Song Hye-kyo and Song Joong-ki in Descendants of the Sun, tested positive for Covid-19 on November 2. The agency of the 41-year-old actor – who most recently starred in Korean film You’re So Precious To Me – confirmed that although he was asymptomatic, he still received treatment in the country’s isolation facilities. Dawon and Hwiyoung of SF9 SF9’s agency, FNC Entertainment, announced on October 14 that two of the group’s members, Dawon and Hwiyoung, had both tested positive for the virus. The news came after the boy band’s leader Youngbin found himself in hot water over his controversial comments about getting vaccinated, NME reported. “They said the vaccine hurt, so I didn’t get vaccinated,” Youngbin said during a live-stream. “Honestly I don’t think I’ll get Covid-19 even if I don’t get vaccinated because I’m not exposed to the dangers of Covid-19,” he added. SF9, who made their debut in 2016, released their latest EP, “Turn Over” on July 5 this year. Jun and Chan of A. C. E K-pop agency Beat Interactive confirmed that A.C.E.’s Jun and Chan tested positive for Covid-19 in October this year. Based on Korean media reports, Chan got tested after exhibiting mild symptoms. Jun’s positive diagnosis came a few days after all the members were screened as a precautionary measure. A. C. E, who debuted back in May 2017, released their second repackaged album “Changer: Dear Eris” this past September. Gahyeon of Dreamcatcher Dreamcatcher’s Gahyeon tested positive for Covid-19 on September 19 this year. Immediately after, all the other Dreamcatcher members were screened, but thankfully they all received negative results. Jinjin of Astro Astro’s leader Jinjin went into isolation in September after being diagnosed with Covid-19, according to Soompi. A statement released by the group’s record label Fantagio Music explained: “On September 19, Jinjin was diagnosed with Covid-19, and immediately afterward, Moonbin and Sanha, who crossed paths with him, underwent Covid-19 PCR tests. K-drama’s top 10 male luxury brand ambassadors, from Hyun Bin to Gong Yoo “ Moonbin and Sanha received negative results on the morning of September 20, but because they came in close contact [with Jinjin], their schedules were immediately cancelled and they went into self-quarantine following the guidelines of health authorities.” Enhypen On September 2, Enhypen’s management Belift Lab announced that Jungwon, Heeseung, Jay, Jake and Sunghoon had all tested positive for Covid-19, mostly with mild symptoms. Three days later, it was also announced that another member, Ni-Ki, had also contracted the virus. That’s six out of seven members of the group. All members have since been reported to have recovered, and as a treat for their fans after their absence, the group released teasers of their eight-track full album “Dimension: Dilemma” soon after, which came out in mid October. Kim Ji-eun The actress, best known for her role in this year’s hit drama The Veil, was also diagnosed with Covid-19. The news came to light on August 19 via her agency, HB Entertainment. According to the agency’s statement, she got tested right away after finding out that she had “crossed paths with a confirmed Covid-19 case”. She reportedly entered a treatment facility straight after receiving a positive diagnosis. Exo’s Xiumin In a statement on August 5, Exo’s agency SM Entertainment confirmed that Xiumin had tested positive for the virus. The 31-year-old singer and his bandmates immediately entered self-quarantine and had their performances and scheduled appearances put on hold. Ji Chang-wook Back in July, while filming Netflix K-drama The Sound of Magic, actor Ji Chang-wook was diagnosed with Covid-19 and production was temporarily postponed. In August, Korean media reported that the Suspicious Partner actor had recovered by quoting a source from his agency Glorious Entertainment. On August 15, he posted a series of photos of himself hiking on Instagram and his fans rejoiced that he was back on his feet. Hani of Exid After undergoing pre-emptive testing, Exid member and actress Hani tested positive for Covid-19 on July 20. As a result, filming of her drama Idol: The Coup – in which Hani stars alongside Fight For My Way ’s Kwak Si Yang – was postponed. How did Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha’s Kim Seon-ho survive cancel culture? On August 6, Hani posted an Instagram story to let her fans know she’d recovered. BtoB’s Minhyuk K-pop idol Minhyuk from boy group BtoB tested positive for the Covid-19 virus on July 17 after experiencing fever and a bad cough, his agency announced. According to the statement that Cube Entertainment released on July 14, the K-pop star had started to isolate himself when he realised his vocal teacher had caught the virus, then started to exhibit symptoms himself. KBizoom reported that after being discharged from the hospital, Minhyuk, who recently released a new digital single Good Night, lost at least 4 kg while battling Covid-19. The star seems to have suffered more than most with the virus, telling fans that he had “high fever, a headache and a bad cough. To the point I couldn’t breathe. I had a splitting headache”. San of Ateez Ateez member San tested positive for Covid-19 on July 10, just one day before his birthday . Being an asymptomatic case, he officially recovered on July 19, according to a statement released on July 23 by his agency KQ Entertainment. Ateez are expected to start their world tour in January 2022. In addition to performing in Seoul, they’re set to appear in major cities in the US and Europe. Han Hye-jin Han Hye-jin was confirmed to have tested positive for the Covid-19 virus this past summer also. According to Soompi, the model underwent testing as a precautionary measure after learning that former volleyball player Kim Yo-han – who appears alongside her on variety show Leader’s Romance – tested positive for the virus on July 15. Jung-hwan and Doyoung of Treasure Treasure’s Doyoung and So Jung-hwan tested positive for the Covid-19 virus on July 13 and July 16 respectively. YG Entertainment explained that So initially tested negative for the virus, but was then found to have the virus after all when he underwent a subsequent PCR test. Soompi reports that both members have completely recovered from Covid-19. Yiren and Sihyeon of Everglow Yiren and Sihyeon of the K-pop girl group Everglow tested positive for Covid-19 earlier this year. According to The Korea Times , Yiren immediately made contact with health authorities after she found out that she has been in close contact with a virus carrier. Luckily, despite living in the same house together, the other four members of the group tested negative. K-pop idols with the highest-earning YouTube channels, ranked On January 9, Soompi reported that Yiren and Sihyeon had recovered and resumed their regular activities. Bitto, Kogyeol and Xiao of Up10tion Bitto, Kogyeol and Xiao – all members of K-pop group Up10tion – tested positive for Covid-19 back in December 2020. In a statement, the group’s agency, Top Media, said that before their test results, they had performed on the shows Music Core and Inkigayo TV . Fortunately, no other agency ended up reporting any other cases at the time. Former I. O. I member Chungha After finding out that she had been in contact with a virus carrier, K-pop star Chungha immediately got tested. She learned she had tested positive on December 7, 2020. Before her diagnosis, Chungha was having a very successful year, releasing two new singles, Stay Tonight and Play . In addition to the above, other celebrities in the Korean entertainment industry who have tested positive for the virus since the pandemic began include Kim Sung-kyu, leader of K-pop boy band Infinite, and the five members of pop rock band N. Flying . Want more stories like this? Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .