BTS member V, whose actual name is Kim Taehyung, has tested positive with COVID-19 and has had surgery. V joins SUGA, RM, Jin, as well as Jimin as the fifth member of BTS to really be diagnosed with OVID-19, as per a statement made by his management on Tuesday.
According to a statement by BIGHIT Music released on the social networking platform Weverse, “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.”
The statement further revealed BTS members took pre-emptive tests and tested negative. “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 is 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,” the statement concluded.
We wish a speedy recovery to V.