According to the report of Sports Dong-a, Woollim Entertainment confirmed on October 23 that the idol is now on his last leave and he will not return to the troops base; however, he will remain status until original release date, in line with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) protocol.
As said, this is The Ministry of National Defense’s new policy during the pandemic which aims to prevent the spread of the virus inside the army.
He is the third member of INFINITE to finally come back from the army, following Lee Sungyeol, who has been on his final leave since October 4 with original release date on October 27.
The first member who was discharged from the military is Kim Sunggyu, the group’s leader, who is expected to hold an online fan meet on November 15, 2020.
The only member left to enter the army is Kim Myungsoo, who is currently working on his upcoming drama.
Jang Dongwoo was part of the group’s subunit before called INFINITE H, before having his solo debut with Bye which was released last March 4, 2019.