BANG Showbiz – 15 Feb 2022 / 17:03 | History: 360218
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BTS star V a COVID-19
BTS Member V has tested positive for COVID-19.
The 26-year-old K-pop star – whose real name is Kim Yae-hyung – checked himself into the hospital on Tuesday (2/15/22) afternoon after suffering from a sore throat and a PCR test failed. revealed he had contracted coronavirus, making him the fifth band member to test positive in the last three months.
His management company, Big Hit Music, said in a statement, “V has completed two rounds of COVID-19 vaccinations and has no extraordinary symptoms other than a mild fever and sore throat.
“He is currently undergoing treatment at home pending further directives from the health authorities.
“The company places the health of artists at the top of our priorities and we will do everything in our power to help V recover quickly.
“We will also cooperate diligently with requests and directives from health authorities.”
The company noted that V had contact with other BTS members on Saturday (2/12/22) but it was not close contact and everyone was wearing a mask.
No other member of the group is showing symptoms and everyone has tested negative for the virus.
Last month, Jimin tested positive for the virus while hospitalized for emergency surgery after falling ill with appendicitis.
And in December,
In December, RM, Jin and Suga all tested positive for COVID-19, but it was confirmed last month that none of them were seriously ill.
Big Hit Music said in a statement, “We would like to inform you that BTS member SUGA has fully recovered from COVID-19 and his quarantine ended at noon on January 3.
“SUGA has not shown any particular symptoms during his quarantine and is currently recovering while resting at home.
“We would like to thank all the fans who have expressed their concern for the artist’s health as well as those in the medical field who are doing their best to overcome COVID-19.”
In a follow-up statement, the label provided an update on Jin and Rim, saying, “None of the members experienced any particular symptoms during their quarantine.
“Jin had a slight fever when he started home treatment, but has since made a full recovery.”