On December 24th, Johnny's & Associates announced that IMPACTors members Tsubaki Taiga, Kageyama Takuya, and Suzuki Taiga have been infected with COVID-19.
Johnny's & Associates explained, "During a routine screening, Tsubaki was confirmed to be infected with the novel coronavirus on December 16th. After Tsubaki's positive diagnosis, all members of IMPACTors took the PCR test, then members Kageyama and Suzuki were confirmed positive on December 17th." Regarding symptoms, they shared, "Tsubaki just has a stuffy nose, while Kageyama and Suzuki do not have any symptoms. They have received instructions from the health center, and are currently recuperating and monitoring their health."
Apparently, Kageyama and Suzuki were determined by the health center to be persons of close contact with Tsubaki. Besides them, no other talents or employees have been exposed to the positive cases. Persons outside of the company who have been confirmed to be persons of close contact are being notified individually. Furthermore, all facilities that the three members entered have been disinfected.