On December 24, Big Hit Music released an official statement via Weverse to announce it. The idol tested positive for the virus on Friday, December 24. He’s currently in self-quarantine after returning to Korea. He’s taken a PCR upon his return the day prior and the results came out positive.
As previously revealed, the BTS members have all been fully vaccinated in late August. Luckily, Suga is not showing any symptoms yet and is at home per the guidelines.
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Read their statement below!
This is Big Hit Music.
BTS member Suga was confirmed with COVD-19 on Friday, December 24 during his self-quarantine after taking the PCR test immediately upon his return to Korea on Thursday, December 23.
Suga completed his second round of the COVID-19 vaccination in late August and is not presenting any symptoms as of today. He is currently administering self-care at home per the guidelines of the healthcare authorities.
Suga, who had a number of personal engagements in the United States during BTS’s official time off, tested negative for the PCR test taken before traveling to the United States and began his self-quarantine after taking the PCR test upon his return to Korea. He received positive results during quarantine, and there was no contact with the other members.
The company places the artists’ health as our top priority, and we will do everything we can to aid Suga in his speedy recovery. We will also diligently cooperate with the requests and guidelines of the healthcare authorities.
Wishing Suga a quick recovery!