On August 17th, it was announced that actor Ono Kento (31) has contracted the novel coronavirus.
On his agency's official website, it states, "In the early morning hours of August 11th, Ono had a sore throat and a sense of fatigue, and after taking his temperature, he had a fever as well. On the 12th, the following day, he visited a medical institution where he was diagnosed with tonsillitis, but because he had a fever again on the 14th, he had the PCR test done." They continued, "The result came back on August 16th, which confirmed that he had contracted the novel coronavirus."
Currently, Ono is "receiving treatment under guidance of the hospital." His agency commented, "We sincerely apologize for the trouble and worry we have caused to his business associates, co-stars, and all of his fans."
Source & Image: Oricon