According to the report of Newsen on the same day, the agency mentioned that the idol is now on his last leave and will officially be discharged on January 25.
In line with that, D.O. is expected to not return to the troops base but he will remain his status until original release date next month.
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.
Moreover, it was also said that SM Entertainment will not hold a special event on the idol’s official discharge date due to the pandemic.
He entered the military back on July 1, 2019 that is the same day of the release of his healing and comforting song, That’s Okay.
The other members who are currently fulfilling their duties are Kim Junmyeon and Kim Jongdae.
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