“Jimin, vocalist for band BTS underwent surgery for Acute Appendicitis and has been tested positive for the corona virus. On 31st January BIGHIT Music, BTS’ management company announced thorough their platform Weverse that the member had experienced a mild sore throat the previous day but then went for checkup and was diagnosed with the disease. He later took a PCR test and was further diagnosed with COVID-19. Jimin is the fourth member after SUGA, Jin and RM were diagnosed with COVID-19 back in December 2021.
All three recovered well. Jimin underwent the acute appendicitis surgery and is currently recuperating. BIGHIT music assured fans that Jimin had no contact with the other members during his diagnosis. Read the full statement below
This is BIGHIT MUSIC.
We would like to provide you with the following information regarding the current health status of BTS member Jimin.
Jimin experienced sudden abdominal pain along with a mild sore throat on January 30 in the afternoon. He visited a hospital emergency room for thorough examination, and also took a PCR test. Jimin was diagnosed with acute appendicitis, and was tested positive for COVID-19. He underwent surgery following physician advice early morning on Monday, January 31.
According to the medical staff, the surgery was successful and Jimin is currently recuperating after his procedure. He will be receiving a few days of in-patient treatment for COVID-19 in conjunction with postoperative care. He is currently experiencing a mild sore throat but is making a speedy recovery, and had no contact with the other members during the infectious stage.
The company places the artists’ health as our top priority, and we will do everything we can to aid Jimin in his speedy recovery. We will also diligently cooperate with the requests and guidelines of the health care authorities.
We wish our Jiminie a QUICK and FULL recovery
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