BTS member Suga has tested positive for Covid-19 after arriving from the US to Korea.
BTS’s agency, Big Hit Music, verified the news that Suga is positive for Covid-19 by publishing a statement on Twitter.
According to Big Hit Music, Suga was confirmed to have the virus in a polymerase chain reaction test after arriving in Seoul from the US on Thursday.
“Suga received his second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in late August,” it said. “He has no special symptoms and is staying at home in accordance with the rules of the quarantine authorities.”
Taking to Weverse, the agency issued a press release informing fans of his diagnosis and added that they’ll do everything to help Suga recover very soon. The statement conjointly added that Suga has not have come in contact with his fellow BTS members RM, Jin, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook.
The 28-year-old rapper SUGA, whose real name is Min Yoon-gi came from the United State earlier in the week. The rapper had travelled to the US along with his fellow BTS members for a string of events. These include the American Music Awards 2021, an appearance on The Late Late Night Show with James Corden and their four-day live concert – Permission to bounce on Stage in LA.
Following the concert, Big Hit Music declared that the members were going on a break. whereas a few members came to South Korea, many – including Suga – stayed back in the US for travel and personal engagements.
The band had been in LA since the end of November, preparing for their four sold-out stadium gigs in the city. The group then declared that they’d be taking a break for the vacations to spend quality time with their family. After their numerous vacations, all of the members bit by bit came to Korea. SUGA arrived in Korea on Dec. 23 and was immediately placed under strict quarantine by the South Korean government. The musician has currently got the virus, although he’s well and is taking care of himself while in confinement.