Earlier this week, fans were alarmed to hear that Jimin was rushed to the emergency room after experiencing sudden abdominal pain and a mild sore throat. He was diagnosed with both acute appendicitis and COVID-19, he went through surgery on January 31 and remained in the hospital to get treatment for COVID-19 along with his recovery from surgery.
On February 5, Big Hit Music officially announced that Jimin has been discharged from the hospital, he’s recovered from the virus as well, read their statement in English below!
This is BIGHIT MUSIC.
We would like to inform you that BTS Member Jimin’s quarantine has concluded after his surgery for acute appendicitis as of this early morning (February 5).
Jimin tested positive for COVID-19 and was diagnosed with acute appendicitis on Sunday, January 30 and underwent surgery on Monday, January 31. He has since received inpatient care and tested negative on his PCR test before being discharged from the hospital.
Jimin showed no extraordinary symptoms during his hospital stay. He had a mild sore throat at the time of his admission but has since completely recovered. We also received word from the medical staff that his surgical site is quickly healing without any issues. Jimin is currently recuperating after being discharged from the hospital.
We would like to express our gratitude to all the fans who have shown concerns for the artist’s health as well as those in the medical field who are doing their best to overcome COVID-19.
We will continue to place the health of the artists as our top priority, and to vigilantly follow the health care guidelines.