7 idol group members tested positive over the weekend
The official blog of the AKB48 idol group announced on Sunday that group members Maho Omori, Narumi Kuranō, Nagisa Sakaguchi, Serika Nagano, Yuka Suzuki, Sorano Uemi, and Remi Tokunaga have all been diagnosed with the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Omori, Kuranō, Nagano, and Suzuki each had a fever last Friday, and then tested positive for the disease through a PCR test on Saturday. Sakaguchi and Uemi also had a fever on Saturday, and similarly tested positive on Sunday. Tokunaga had a fever on Sunday, and tested positive on the same day.
The idol group’s management has canceled live concerts and event appearances until next week. That includes Monday’s Murayama Team 4 “Te o Tsunaginagara” performance, Friday’s “SkyPer! Idol Fes! ~2021 Natsu~” event on the BS SkyPer! channel and SkyPer! on Demand, Saturday’s…