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‘Squid Game’ star Lee Jung-jae tests COVID-19 positive after attending Emmy Awards
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‘Squid Game’ star Lee Jung-jae tests COVID-19 positive after attending Emmy Awards

Korean star Lee Jung-jae, who recently won an Emmy for the hit series "Squid Game", has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Lee's agency Artist Company announced on Monday night that the actor had tested COVID-19 positive after undergoing a routine PCR test upon his return to his native South Korea from the US where he attended the Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony on September 13. "In accordance with disease control protocol, actor Lee Jung Jae underwent PCR testing after he returned to Korea on September 18, and his test results came back positive," the agency said in a statement as quoted by entertainment outlet Soompi. Lee's friend, business partner and "Hunt" co-star Jung Woo-sung and his "Squid Game" colleagues Park Hae-soo and Jung Ho-yeon, who took the same flight w...