Update: On 20 August, Big Hit Entertainment updated fans on the status of K-pop boy group, TXT's delayed comeback and the health conditions of the members.
Earlier this month, the talent agency announced that the group's comeback will be postponed to September due to Soobin contracting conjunctivitis. In the update given today, Big Hit Entertainment stated that while Soobin has been completely cured, both Taehyun and Huening Kai have contracted the same virus. Hence the two members are unwell and need time to fully recover.
In order to give Taehyun and Huening Kai enough time to return to health, TXT's comeback is being postponed to October of this year. The talent agency also clarified that TXT will be attending the 2019 Soribada Best K-Music Awards and the Kansai Collection 2019 Autumn & Winter fashion show. However, the group will not be performing.
The announcement was made via the Big Hit Entertainment Twitter page. Read the full statement below:
Original: Today, on 8 August, rookie idol group under Big Hit Entertainment, TOMORROW x TOGETHER (also known as TXT) announced that their have to push their comeback back from August to September of this year.
The reason for this change in their schedule is due to TXT's Soobin health issues. The idol was recently diagnosed with infectious conjunctivitis. Furthermore, another member, Yeonjun was unable to participate in the 2019 M2 X Genie Music Awards as he "began to experience sudden back pain and received a thorough medical examination and treatment at a nearby hospital."
Due to the members not being at the peak of health, the talent agency has decided to change the K-pop idol group's schedule. This also meant that the group will not be able to perform at the upcoming Lotte Duty Free Family Concert on 11 August.
The announcement was made via Big Hit Entertainment's social media channels.
Read the full statement below: