As South Korea endures its second wave of coronavirus outbreaks, those that have been spotted at potential hotspots are under intense scrutiny and criticism. While most of the general public may glide under the radar, celebrities are at the centre of the rumour mill. Here we separate fact from fiction. Everything we know about BTS’ new album so far Fact View this post on Instagram A post shared by KARA (@kara_k_world) on May 11, 2020 at 1:40am PDT Kara’s leader Park Gyu-ri was spotted at the particular club under fire for the latest cluster of coronavirus cases. Although she later went for testing, promised to stay home under self-quarantine and assured the public that she was wearing a mask the entire time, many found it hard to believe she would not have taken it off, even momentarily. She has since apologised for her actions and has promised to stay home and be more careful. Her social media accounts are now private. 5 things to know about Aron, lead rapper of K-pop band NU’EST Over the past week online communities have been rife with rumoured sighting of a group of famous male idols in the Itaewon district. This was particularly alarming to the public due to the outbreak of the virus from a club in the district. On the afternoon of May 18, the relevant entertainment companies stepped up with official statements on the issue. View this post on Instagram A post shared by JUNGKOOK (전정국) (@jungkook_bighitentertainment) on Apr 10, 2020 at 4:15pm PDT It was admitted that BTS’ Jungkook, Seventeen’s Mingyu, NCT’s Jaehyun and Astro’s Cha Eun-woo were indeed all together on the night of April 24. View this post on Instagram A post shared by SEVENTEEN MINGYU (@mingyu) on Mar 29, 2020 at 10:53pm PDT However, it has been stressed by the companies that the boys only went to restaurants and bars, and did not go to clubs at the centre of the issue. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jaehyun (@_jeongjaehyun) on Apr 5, 2020 at 1:58am PDT They also highlighted that the outbreak of the coronavirus in the Itaewon district came a whole seven days after the boys’ visit. View this post on Instagram A post shared by 차은우 (@eunwo.o_c) on May 7, 2020 at 7:35pm PDT All of the boys have tested negative and are reported to be “deeply reflecting over having not been careful with social distancing measures”. Why doesn’t K-pop star Taeyang have any friends? Fiction View this post on Instagram A post shared by (송민호|宋旻浩) (@mino_millions) on Mar 10, 2020 at 5:12am PDT Winner's Song Min-ho was accused of having been spotted at a nightclub in town the same weekend. While his company has released an apology for his oversight and promises to have him follow social distancing measures from here on out, it has since been confirmed that he was in fact, not at a public club, but had performed at a small guest house venue on a holiday trip with a friend. View this post on Instagram A post shared by 조권 JO KWON (@kwon_jo) on Apr 22, 2020 at 1:00am PDT Singer, musical star and former 2AM member Jo Kwon was also accused of going to a nightclub. The issue arose when one of the confirmed patients of the virus was revealed to have visited a total of five gay clubs on one night. A riled-up netizen then commented on Jo Kwon’s Instagram, asking if he had been to a club. He clapped back saying “excuse me, but I didn’t go. I could sue you. Should I capture this, and send it to the cyber police for slander? Do I look like a joke to you?” He then clarified he was home watching the hit drama The World of the Married that weekend. Want more stories like this? Sign up here . Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter . Help us understand what you are interested in so that we can improve SCMP and provide a better experience for you. We would like to invite you to take this five-minute survey on how you engage with SCMP and the news.