South Korea has the most recorded cases of Covid-19 outside China, with cases reaching over 4,000, according to The Straits Times . About 90 per cent of this number comes from the city of Daegu, the centre of the outbreak. Alongside the government’s responses to contain the virus and alleviate the suffering of those affected, entertainment agencies, celebrities and idols have donated to health and welfare organisations to help fight the virus. Daegu-born actors, singers and entertainment stars make the first move View this post on Instagram The duality of Min Yoongi and LOOK AT HIS VEINS THO ⠀ 200219 | Suga - BTS #MAP_OF_THE_SOUL_7 Concept Photo Sketch 2 ー© bts #슈가 #민윤기 #윤기 #아미 #비티에스 #방탄소년단 #방탄 #BTS #ARMY #btssuga #minsuga #yoongi #agustd #minyoongi #bangtansonyeondan #bangtanboys #beyondthescene #bangtan #suga #shooky A post shared by BTS SUGA | 비티에스 슈가 (@bts.suga) on Feb 20, 2020 at 6:06am PST Billboard reports that BTS’ rapper Suga, a Daegu native, has donated 100 million won (US$83,000) to the Hope Bridge Korea Disaster Relief Association. This follows the news that BTS had cancelled its “Map of the Soul” tour in Seoul because of threats to the health of the production crew and concertgoers. K-pop on coronavirus lock down: Super Junior, SF9, NCT Dream axe plans Suga’s donation is said to have inspired many BTS fans to donate their ticket refunds to Hope Bridge. The organisation has more than 8,000 listed donations amounting to about 400 million won from fans, reported The Korea Times. View this post on Instagram Irene - Seoul Music Awards #irene #irenebae #baeirene #baejoohyun #baechu #redvelvet #레드벨벳 #아이린 #배주현 #seulgi #joy #wendy #yeri #rookie #theredsummer #redflavor #perfectvelvet #peekaboo #theperfectredvelvet #badboy #summermagic #powerup #reallybadboy #zimzalabim #therevefestivalday1 #umpahumpah #therevefestivalday2 #psycho #therevefestivalfinale A post shared by IRENE RED VELVET 아이린 (@irene.rvelvet) on Feb 24, 2020 at 3:27pm PST Girl band Red Velvet’s leader, Irene, who names Daegu as her hometown, has contributed 100 million won to the Social Welfare Community Chest of Daegu, according to Koreaboo. Korea Times reports that Parasite’s Oscar-winning director Bong Joon-ho, who was born in Daegu before moving to Seoul, has also donated 100 million to the Hope Bridge Korea Disaster Relief Association. Barunson E&A, the production company behind the film, shared 100 million won to support relief efforts, with Parasite actor Song Kang-ho giving the same amount. View this post on Instagram Good Morning for YeJinfans♀️♀️ 早安~ 좋은하루되세요 #손예진#sonyejin A post shared by 손예진/YeJin Son/孫藝珍(Fan Page) (@sonyejinonly) on Feb 21, 2020 at 5:20pm PST Actress Son Ye-jin of the hit drama series Crash Landing on You, also donated to the city, where she was born and raised, contributing 100 million won to the Community Chest of Korea’s Daegu. Studio Dragon, the production company behind the hit drama, has also given 100 million won. Top South Korean agencies and their artists make generous donations According to local media, one of South Korea’s pioneer agencies, SM Entertainment, has donated 500 million won to the Hope Bridge Disaster Relief Association in Korea, with Super Junior’s Eunhyuk contributing 100 million won to the same organisation. Coronavirus: which celebrities are donating money to fight the deadly disease? Label-mate Girls’ Generation’s Yoona reportedly shared 100 million won through the government-sanctioned Community Chest of Korea. View this post on Instagram #HappyWendyDay happy birthday to the most cute and talented kpop girl in the world hope this year will shine your happiness and gives you everything you want cause your just so perfect love you from the bottom of my heart baby A post shared by WENDY RED VELVET (웬디) (@wendy_smtown) on Feb 20, 2019 at 8:55am PST In addition to Irene, other Red Velvet members Seulgi, Joy and Yeri have donated a total of 30 million won, according to Koreaboo; and Wendy, who was discharged from hospital in February following a two-month stay for a pelvic fracture, a broken wrist and a cracked cheekbone, also gave away 100 million won. EXO’s Suho has contributed 50 million won to the Community Chest of Korea, while bandmate Kai donated the same amount to Hope Bridge, reported Soompi. View this post on Instagram A post shared by TWICE TZUYU (주자유) (@queentzuyu) on Oct 28, 2019 at 10:48pm PDT According to Korea Times , multinational entertainment and record label conglomerate JYP has donated 500 million won to the Community Chest of Korea, to fund medical supplies for health workers and sanitation items for low-income families. V Live reports that JYP, girl group Twice, Taiwanese singer Tzuyu, rapper Dahyun and vocalist Nayeon have each donated 50 million won. 2PM’s Junho has donated 30 million won to World Vision, according to Soompi. Idols unite in making personal contributions View this post on Instagram 가라 #러브포엠 고생한 것도 버틴 것도 다 네 덕분이었다 A post shared by 이지금 (@dlwlrma) on Nov 18, 2019 at 4:05am PST Korea Time s has revealed that Blueming singer IU gave 100 million won to the South Korean non-governmental association Good Neighbors, as well as 3,000 anti-contamination suits to the Korean Medical Association. Boy group MONSTA X has donated 100 million won to the same organisation, while Girl’s Day’s Hyeri has donated 100 million won to Save the Children. According to Koreaboo, solo act Kang Daniel and Apink's Na-eun have each donated 50 million won; TVXQ’s Yunho, ASTRO’s Cha Eun-woo, and Any Song singer Zico have each given 30 million; former Sistar member Soyou, and solo artist Chungha, who is in self-isolation after two of her staff members tested positive for Covid-19, have each donated 20 million won; while Got7’s JB, WINNER’s Kim Jin-woo, and former Wonder Girls member and solo singer Sunmi each contributed 10 million won. 9 foods to help you defy flu in cold weather Lyricist Kim Eana, known for many hit songs performed by SHINee, IU and Taeyeon, has shared 10 million won to assist in health measures. T-ARA’s Hyomin has reportedly donated 3,000 face masks; Super Junior gave out 10,000 masks, while former iKon member B.I. has reportedly contributed 100,000 face masks. Entertainment stars weigh in with financial support View this post on Instagram 일요일 A post shared by 박서준 (@bn_sj2013) on Dec 21, 2019 at 7:11pm PST Actors from top-rated K-dramas, including Itaewon Class ’ Park Seo-joon, Descendants of the Sun’s Song Joong-ki, Goblin’s Gong Yoo, While You Were Sleeping’s Lee Jong-suk, My Girlfriend is a Gumiho’s Lee Seung-gi, and Uncontrollably Fond’s Kim Woo-bin have each donated 100 million won, while Crash Landing on You star Hyun Bin donated 200 million won. Soompi reported that The Heirs and Legends of the Blue Sea star Lee Min-ho has picked eight organisations to donate 300 million won to, including the Community Chest of Korea, Hope Bridge, Save the Children and the ChildFund Korea. Popular actresses known for their iconic roles in K-dramas, Hyena’s Kim Hye-soo, While You Were Sleeping’s Bae Suzy, Goblin’s Kim Go-eun, Tomorrow with You’s Shin Min-ah, and Sky Castle’s Yum Jung-ah have each donated 100 million, too. Infinite Challenge , Running Man and Happy Together show host Yoo Jae-suk has also donated 100 million. Kim Hye-eun, who is starring in Itaewon Class , Ju Ji-hoon of Hyena , hallyu star Park Shin-hye, model-actor Nam Joo-hyuk, and film and television actress Park Bo-young have each donated 50 million. Drama writer Kim Eun-sook, who is responsible for hit television series Lovers in Paris , Secret Garden and Descendants of the Sun has also shared 50 million won to the cause. Meanwhile, Koreaboo has cited donations from Korea’s top corporations: 30 billion won from Samsung, five billion won from the LG Group, two billion won from Nexon, one billion won each from the CJ Group and Mercedes-Benz, and 500 million won from the Hyosung Group. Want more stories like this? Sign up here . Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .