On February 15, Big Hit Music released a statement to say that BTS V has tested positive for the virus after he began to experience mild sore throat, he visited the hospital today and tested positive.
Big Hit added, “There are no symptoms other than mild fever and mild sore throat.”
BTS V had received his second vaccine dose, he’s currently receiving home treatment and waiting for the guidelines from the health authorities. Other than V, the 6 others members have conducted the test as a preemptive measure, there was contact between V and the members on the 12th, but it was not at a close level according to Big Hit. At the time, all the members wore masks.
All the members tested negative via the self-diagnosis kit and are currently not showing any symptoms.
Read their statement:
Hello. This is BIGHIT MUSIC.
We would like to provide you with some information regarding the health of BTS member V.
V visited the hospital Tuesday afternoon on the 15th after experiencing a mild sore throat and took the PCR test. He was diagnosed with COVID-19 tonight.
V completed two rounds of COVID-19 vaccinations and is not presenting any extraordinary symptoms other than a mild fever and sore throat. He is currently undergoing treatment at home while waiting for further guidelines from the health care authorities.
There was contact with the other members on Saturday the 12th, but everyone was wearing a mask, and there was no close contact. None of the BTS members other than V are presenting any symptoms, and everyone received negative results from the preemptive self-tests.
The company places the artists’ health as our top priority and we will do everything we can to aid V in his speedy recovery. We will also diligently cooperate with the requests and guidelines of the health care authorities.
Meanwhile, BTS are set to hold a concert next month in Seoul to greet their fans.
Wishing V a quick recovery.