Late Wednesday night, news broke of the singer and rapper was diagnosed with COVID-19. The label also assured fans that fello bandmates Jennie, Jisoo and Rose were not classified as ‘close contacts’, but precautionary measures were being taken.
While Lisa is on her road to recovery, her three BLACKPINK bandmates were made to take the PCR tests and their results are awaited.
In a statement to the media, the label said, “We shared this information quickly and accurately with representatives and staff, and we took strong preemptive measures beyond the guidelines of health authorities. We’ll continue to provide full support with the health of our artists and related staff members as our top priority. If there are any changes in the future, we’ll once again notify you quickly.”
Following the news of Lisa’s positive status, BLINKs around the world got #GetWellSoonLisa trending on social media around the world. Fans also offered their support and good wishes to the three BLACKPINK stars, asking them to stay safe.
STAY SAFE BLACKPINK#GetWellSoonLisa https://t.co/I0MGebDrIq
— BLΛCKPIИK GLOBAL (@BLACKPINKGLOBAL) 1637760133000
Don’t blame yourself Because this kind of thing no one wants to happen. look after yourself It’s gone now. Good peo… https://t.co/draq41zVqY
— 3.27 KL 9.01 (@Hwungeunyoung49) 1637749870000
#GetWellSoonLisa is currently trending at #1 Worldwide with over 38k+ tweets.@BLACKPINK #LISA https://t.co/YSKJSvGfhM
— BLACKPINK Global News (@BPGlobalNews) 1637751903000
Hoping for fast recovery for lisa and negative results for jenchaesoo stay safe @BLACKPINK#GetWellSoonLisa https://t.co/zqLIDLH7zK
— jenlisa (@jenlisa_coIIab) 1637752882000
#GetWellSoonLisa We love u so much baby https://t.co/mdFX9xGuOa
— LiFn0327 -ㄹㅅㅍ- (@LiFn0327) 1637752990000
GET WELL SOON LISASTAY SAFE BLACKPINK#GetwellsoonLisa @BLACKPINK https://t.co/JPDGRvMsAA
— LG ❄️ (@linhlin_yg) 1637765311000
YG ENTERTAINMENT announce LISA has tested posted for COVID-19 GET WELL SOON,LILI! I LOVE YOU✊ #GETWELLSOONLISA… https://t.co/bXpyaNaOC9
— yangyang (@LongakitZea) 1637749177000
YG ENT. ANNOUNCE LISA GOT POSITIVE ON COVID GET WELL SON LUV!!#GetWellSoonLisa#Lisa https://t.co/j40IfVJ44b
— ZIYAH||GETWELLSOONLISA (@kjjs0c1) 1637749218000
Despite the COVID positive result, according to some fans, Lisa was still subjected to cyberbullying. However, with BLINKs keeping a close watch on social media handles, they were able to shut down haters and spread more positive tweets and messages of love and support.
Lisa is a victim, not a sinner. She should not be subjected to cyber violence because she was infected with the new… https://t.co/8fakf6xpKY
— lisalove you (@57lisa327) 1637767643000