BTS members RM and Jin test positive for Covid-19 after fellow member Suga

After Suga BTS members RM and Jin test positive for Covid-19. The band’s label Big Hit Music confirmed the news

According to the agency’s statement, issued on Weverse, RM showed no symptoms. However, Jin has shown mild symptoms. Big Hit Music also clarified that the BTS members haven’t come in contact with each other since they returned from the US, following their concert and trips.



BTS members RM and Jin were diagnosed with COVID-19 on the evening of Saturday, December 25. After returning on Friday the 17th from the United States following his personal schedule as part of his official vacation period, RM immediately underwent PCR testing, was found negative and entered into self-quarantine in his home as mandated by COVID-19 control procedures. However, he underwent PCR testing today before his scheduled release from quarantine and was found to be positive for COVID-19; he is currently exhibiting no particular symptoms.

Jin returned to Korea on Monday, December 6 and underwent PCR testing immediately after his return and again before his release from self-quarantine, and was found negative on both occasions. However, feeling flu-like symptoms this afternoon, he underwent PCR testing and was found positive for COVID-19 late this evening. He is exhibiting mild symptoms including light fever, and is undergoing self-treatment at home.

RM and Jin both completed their second round of COVID-19 vaccinations in late August, and are currently undergoing self-treatment at home as per health authority guidelines. Neither member had any contact with other members after their return to Korea.

Our company will continue to provide support for the rapid recovery of RM and Jin, placing our highest priority on the health and safety of our artists. We will continue to cooperate fully with the requests and guidelines of healthcare authorities.

Thank you.

Agency shared. RM and Jin, along with Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook, travelled to America last month where they performed at the American Music Awards, appeared on the Late Late Night Show With James Corden as well as hosted their four-day Permission to Dance on Stage in LA.

After the concert, Big Hit made the announcement that the group will be taking a break from work. While Jin, Jimin and Jungkook returned to South Korea after the concert ended, V and J-Hope holidayed in Hawaii, and RM and Suga had their individual itineraries.


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