Songwriter and rapper for K-pop sensation BTS, Min Yoongi, also known by his stage name Suga, has tested positive for Covid-19, after returning from in-person concerts in the United States, the group’s management said on Friday.
According to the details, Suga, 28, was confirmed to have contracted the virus on Friday during his self quarantine upon his return home on Thursday, according to Bit Hit Music. He had received his second Covid-19 vaccination in August, had not come in contact with any other members recently and was not showing any symptoms, the company said.
“He is currently administering self-care at home,” it said in a statement. “We see the artists’ health as our top priority, and will do everything we can to aid Suga in his speedy recovery.”
The band has had “a number of personal engagements in the United States” after holding their first in-person concerts in Los Angeles since the start of the pandemic. This news has been made public in a statement by Big Hit Entertainment in an official statement that reads, “Hello. This is Big Hit Music.”
“BTS member Suga was confirmed with COVID-19 on Friday, December 24, 2021, during his self-quarantine after taking the PCR test immediately upon his return to Korea on Thursday, December 23, 2021.” The Daechwita rapper returned to South Korea from the United States on Thursday, December 23, 2021.
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