On August 13th, Johnny's & Associates announced that Sugeta Rinne of Johnny's Jr. group 7 MEN Samurai has been confirmed positive for COVID-19.
According to the announcement, Sugeta had a fever of 37.1°C (98.78°F) on the 10th, so he took the PCR test and received his positive result. He will be recuperating and monitoring his health for a fixed period.
Contact tracing has been conducted, and nobody at Johnny's & Associates have been identified to be persons of close contact. If anybody outside of the company is identified as a person of close contact, they will be notified individually and asked to follow the instructions of the health center.