The lead singer of GO_A, Kateryna Pavlenko, will miss the second rehearsal today in Rotterdam. The EBU released a statement, where they say she is feeling unwell and will undergo a PCR test in accordance with the health and safety protocol.
Health and safety measures
The EBU released a statement in which they explain Kateryna’s situation. In the statement, they explain that the singer is feeling a little unwell since this morning. The health and safety protocol in place for Eurovision states that an act would then need to undergo a PCR test to test for Covid-19.
The full statement reads as follows:
The lead singer of Ukraine’s band Go_A, Kateryna Pavlenko, reported feeling a little unwell this morning. In accordance with the health and safety protocol she has undergone a PCR test for COVID-19 and, as a precautionary measure, Kateryna will miss this afternoon’s rehearsal and press conference.
We wish her good health and will share more information when we have the results of the test.
The other members of Go_A have all tested negative for COVID-19 and will perform with a stand-in singer. They will also attend Ukraine’s press conference later as scheduled.EBU