One day after the South Korean music sensation confirmed Suga Kovid-19 on BTS, fellow members RM and Jin also tested positive for the virus.
Their management company, Big Hit Entertainment, shared the update in a statement posted on the fan community forum Weavers on Saturday.
“After returning from the US on Friday the 17th following his personal schedule as part of his official vacation, RM immediately underwent a PCR test and was found to be negative, forcing himself into the quarantine at home in accordance with COVID – 19 regulatory procedures. Subjected to, and found to be positive for, COVID-19, ”said Big Hit.
Group leader RM, whose real name is Kim Nam-jun, currently has “no particular symptoms,” the company said.
Giving an update on Jin (Kim Seok-jin), Big Hit said that the musician returned to South Korea on December 6 and underwent PCR testing shortly after his release, before being released from self-quarantine. Both were found to be negative.
“However, he experienced fever-like symptoms this afternoon and underwent a PCR test this evening and was found to be positive for COVID-19. He exhibited mild symptoms, including mild fever, and is self-medicating at home,” the company said of Ginn. .
The Big Hit said RM, 27, and Gin, 29, had completed their second round of COVID-19 vaccination by the end of August.
They are currently self-medicating at home as per the guidelines of the Health Authority, it added.
“After returning to South Korea, I had no contact with one member or the other (J-Hope, Jimin, V, Junkuk). We will continue to fully cooperate with the guidelines, “the statement concluded.
The Big Hit on Friday revealed the 28-year-old Suga’s corona virus diagnosis, which she tested positive for during quarantine after a PCR test on her return to South Korea on Thursday.
“By the end of August, Suga had completed his second round of COVID-19 vaccination and was still showing no symptoms.
Earlier this month, BTS or Bangtan Sonyeondan (Bullet Proof Boy Scouts) announced that it would take a “long period of rest” to enable the group to “re-energize and recharge with positive energy”.
They recently performed at four solo concerts in Los Angeles, USA.
The Grammy-nominated band visited the US in September when it became very popular at the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York.
Following their address, BTS introduced their English Single Permission to Dance at UN Headquarters.