After rapper Suga, popular Korean band BTS' members RM and Jin have also
tested positive for COVID-19. The group's record label Big Hit Music shared the
news in a message posted to the fan community platform Weverse.
The agencies statement read: "Hello. This is BIGHIT MUSIC. BTS members RM
and Jin were diagnosed with COVID-19 on the evening of Saturday, December 25.
This news came after RM returned from the United States on Friday. The BTS
member immediately underwent an RT-PCR testing where his report was found to
be positive. Currently the globally popular is not witnessing any specific symptom
of COVID-19. BTS member Jin also returned to Korea on Monday and after
undergoing a PCR test, was found out COVID positive.
RM and Jin are fully vaccinated'- BTS
The statement assured that both the artists are vaccinated and added, "RM and Jin
both completed their second round of COVID-19 vaccinations in late August, and
are currently undergoing self-treatment at home as per health authority guidelines.
Neither member had any contact with other members after their return to Korea.
Our company will continue to provide support for the rapid recovery of RM and
Jin, placing our highest priority on the health and safety of our artists. We will
continue to cooperate fully with the requests and guidelines of healthcare
authorities. Thank You.
On Friday, SUGA's COVID-19 results turned out to be positive as he returned
from USA on December 23. As per the statement by BTS, none of the COVID-19
positive members have come in contact withy the others.