Johnnys & Associates released a press release regarding one of their Johnny’s Jr. members, Nobuki Fukushi. He has unfortunately tested positive for COVID-19.
Fukushi noticed that he had a fever around June 30th, but luckily the last time he had interaction with Johnny’s staff and talent was back on June 16th. During that time frame he also did not enter any Johnny’s affiliated offices.
Shortly after noticing his fever he got tested, and it came back positive. Since testing positive Fukushi has been in quarantine, and is receiving treatment. Fukushi is the very first Johnny’s talent to test positive for COVID-19.
Johnny’s stated that they will remind all staff and talent to follow public guidelines, wear masks, and regularly wash their hands/disinfect items. Fukushi is a member of the Johnny’s Jr. unit MADE, and he is known for his dancing and acrobatic skills. They regularly perform as backup dancers for ARASHI and NEWS.