Naoki Kobayashi of EXILE & Sandaime J Soul Brothers Tests Positive for COVID-19

Naoki Kobayashi of EXILE and Sandaime J Soul Brothers has tested positive for the novel coronavirus COVID-19.

In a statement released by LDH JAPAN, Naoki was in poor physical condition on June 3. He underwent a PCR test and was found to be positive on June 4. He is currently under the watch of medical staff.

Due to Naoki’s infection, Sandaime J Soul Brothers’ digital event on June 4 was canceled. He will also not appear at the Vantelin Dome Nagoya dates of EXILE TRIBE’s “EXILE TRIBE LIVE TOUR 2021 ‘RISING SUN TO THE WORLD'”, set for June 10 – 12.