Ryohei Abe (27) of the popular group Snow Man has been infected with a new type of coronavirus, his Japanese office reported on its official website early on the 28th.
In accordance with this, it was also announced that he would not participate in Fuji TV’s music special “FNS Rough & Music – Song and Laugh Festival” (6:30 p.m. later), which the group was scheduled to perform on the same day.
On the website, it is reported that “PCR test was carried out along with the appearance in the TV program, and it was confirmed that it was positive on August 26, and there was no change in physical condition before and after the PCR test, but now, fever, sore throat, and abnormal sense of smell and taste appeared as symptoms. we will be under medical treatment and observation for a certain period of time.
As for the members of Snow Man, after receiving the report of Abe’s new coronavirus infection, the PCR test was conducted, and as a result, all eight members tested negative.
There is no one who falls under the category of a close contact, he said. Abe also announced that “during the past few days, there was entry to our related facilities, so we have carried out disinfection work at the relevant facilities”.
In response to Abe’s infection, the company said, “We will not be appearing on ‘FNS Rough & Music: A Festival of Songs and Laughter’, which we were scheduled to perform on August 28. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused to the fans and people who were looking forward to the show just before the broadcast”.
The results of the PCR test on the eight members were confirmed as negative, and they are not classified as close contacts.
“I’m sure you’ll be able to understand why.