“BIGHIT Music, BTS’ label rcently announced that band member V has tested positive for COVID-19. He is the fifth member after SUGA, Jin, RM and Jimin who underwent surgery as well for acute Appendicitis. The company announced that even though the members had contact they were all wearing masks and did not have close contact. V had been active on his Instagram account sharing with fans but had been quiet for sometime. The statement read,
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.
We wish V a very quick recovery during this time.