On March 19, Big Hit Music released an official statement to relay the news. Jin had injured his left index finger during daily activities and he had to undergo surgery to repair the damaged tendon.
Read their statement below!
This is BIGHIT MUSIC.
We would like to provide you with some information regarding BTS member Jin’s finger injury.
Jin injured his left index finger during his daily activities and visited the emergency room at a hospital nearby for examination and treatment on Friday, March 18. He consulted doctors and was told he required surgery as the tendons in the finger had been partially damaged. He underwent surgery to repair the extensor in his left index finger on the afternoon of Friday, March 18.
The surgery went well according to the doctors. Jin was discharged from the hospital on the morning of Saturday, March 19 and has been resting. He will wear a cast for the time being for stabilization and a speedy recovery.
Jin will focus on rest and treatment to fully recover from the injury and to resume his activities in good health.
We will continue to provide support for the rapid recovery of Jin, placing our highest priority on the health and safety of our artists.
Wishing Jin a speedy recovery.