Hololive VTuber Laplus (La+) Darkness came down with COVID-19. As a result, she will take a break from streaming in order to recover. There is no news as to when to expect her return.
Aside from the official Hololive Twitter account posting the news, La+ herself made a statement. Via Twitter, she apologized for causing her fans a lot of worry, and said that this is her first time contracting COVID-19. She stated that it is very painful. However, she promised that she will see everyone again and asked her fans to wait until her recovery.
La+ is not the only VTuber on a break. Fulgur Ovid of Nijisanji EN is also on a hiatus for health reasons. However, neither Nijisanji nor Fulgur himself confirmed the reason.
Laplus Darkness, stylized as La+ Darkness, is part of the sixth generation of hololive VTubers. She debuted as part of Secret Society holoX alongside members like Sakamata Chloe and Hakui Koyori. That was in November 2021. She has both a YouTube and Twitch account and, as of the time of writing, she has over 951,000 subscribers on YouTube.
Laplus (La+) Darkness will go on hiatus in order to recover from COVID-19. More information on her return will appear on hololive and La+’s social media.