I still contend that the news about K-stars testing positive for COVID-19 this year in 2021, the second full year of the pandemic, is around 2-3 a month. Nothing wildly high but it’s been steady and not surprising as stars need to travel overseas for work (as permitted) and also film dramas/movies/CFs/perform on stage without wearing a mask. Thankfully the increased vaccination means the news isn’t accompanied by worries someone won’t make it but more just a oh hey this star tested positive and here’s the fallout. Blackpink member Lisa, who recently had her own solo debut, just tested positive this week and she recently returned from the US on November 16th after work engagements there. Her fellow members Jennie, Rose, and Jisoo are all getting tested/are tested and may also need to quarantine depending on the result or contact tracing. Wishing Lisa a quick recovery and thankfully filming has wrapped on jTBC drama Snowdrop so if Jisoo needs to stay home for two weeks it won’t impact the project which is premiering in early December.