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IU Shock: Celebrity Hitmaker Tests Negative For COVID-19 After Lim Chang Jung Contracted Dreaded Disease

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IU and other Korean celebrities joined Lee Ji Hoon as he exchanged vows with his now-wife Miura Ayane on Monday.

She and the groom previously worked together on You Are The Best, Lee Soon Shin. With their close relationship and IU's exemplary voice, Lee Ji Hoon made her sing the main congratulatory song, Meaning of You, during the ceremony.

But, IU and other guests faced health scare after one attendee, singer Lim Chang Jung, tested positive for COVID-19.

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IU's COVID-19 Test Result Finally Out

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EDAM Entertainment announced that IU, fortunately, did not contract the virus after Lim Chang Jung received his diagnosis. The agency shared a brief statement of how the singer had been exposed when she attended the wedding.

Per the company, IU attended the wedding and sang the song while wearing her mask. She reportedly left the venue soon after her performance. Fortunately, she did not have close contact with the positive case.

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However, as part of EDAM's preventive measure, she and other staff members who went to the ceremony underwent a PCR test. Everyone, fortunately, received a negative result.

"IU will continue to follow all quarantine guidelines, and we will do our best for the safety and health of our artists. Thank you," the statement went on.

IU recently marked her return to stage by dropping her album LILAC -- the successor of her 2017 Palette. The new album marked the beginning of a new phase in her life, as lilac means memories of youth.

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Lim Chang Jung's Status After Testing Positive For COVID-19

After attending the Monday wedding, Lim Chang Jung underwent a COVID-19 test on Tuesday evening, and the result came back positive.

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Korea JoongAng Daily reported that the diagnosis put the singer's activities on hold until he is well enough to go back to work again. He was supposed to officially start promoting his Nothing special with the day – his 17th album.

Yes Im Entertainment assured all his fans that Lim Chang Jung will focus on his recovery for now.

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