BTS member V tests positive for COVID-19 

WION Web Team
New Delhi Updated: Feb 16, 2022, 12:27 PM(IST)

V of K-pop group BTS Photograph:( Twitter )

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V, band member of popular K-Pop band BTS is the latest singer to test positive for COVID-19. Five out of seven members of the group have tested positive for COVID-19 in recent months. 

V, band member of popular K-Pop band BTS is the latest singer to test positive for COVID-19. Five out of seven members of the group have tested positive for COVID-19 in recent months. 

The news about the 26-year-old singer born Kim Taehyung was confirmed by label Big Hit Music, which revealed that V visited a hospital on Tuesday morning after experiencing a mild sore throat, with a PCR test confirming that he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

"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," read the statement posted to Weverse.

"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."

In December 2021, V's fellow bandmates RM, Jin and Suga had tested positive for COVID.

Then, recently, Jimin was discharged from the hospital on February 5 after being hospitalized on January 30 with abdominal pain and a mild sore throat.  He also underwent surgery for acute appendicitis on January 31. At that time, it was revealed that he'd also tested positive for COVID-19. 

On February 2, Jimin checked in with fans to tell them he was "recovering well."


 

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