Coronavirus has been found in BTS’ SUGA. After finishing his private schedule in the United States, SUGA returned on December 23. On December 24, he apparently took a PCR test at a nearby medical centre, the results of which came back positive.
BIGHIT MUSIC, his management company, issued a message on the fan community platform Weverse, informing fans of the news. They further stated that as of August 2021, SUGA has completed his double vaccination dose. As of now, the singer is claimed to be side effects and is in self-quarantine. They’ve also informed fans that he hasn’t spoken with any other BTS members.
SUGA had tested negative for the virus following a number of personal engagements in the United States during the group’s official resting time, according to BIGHIT MUSIC. His positive test results are said to have arrived during his self-quarantine.
You can read the full statement below.
This is BIGHIT Music.
BTS member SUGA was confirmed with COVD-19 on Friday, December 24 during his self-quarantine after taking the PCR test immediately upon his return to Korea on Thursday, December 23.
SUGA completed his second round of the COVID-19 vaccination in late August and is not presenting any symptoms as of today. He is currently administering self-care at home per the guidelines of the healthcare authorities.
SUGA, who has had a number of personal engagements in the U.S. during BTS’ official time off, tested negative for the PCR test taken before traveling to the U.S. and began his self-quarantine after taking the PCR test upon his return to Korea. He received positive results during quarantine, and there was no contact with the other members.
The company places the artists’ health as our top priority, and we will do everything we can to aid SUGA in its speedy recovery. We will also diligently cooperate with the requests and guidelines of the healthcare authorities.
BTS ARMY reassured on SUGA’s health
Fans worried about his health used the hashtag #GetWellSoonSUGA to convey their best wishes for a quick recovery. Later, they decided to include the BTS member in their holiday celebrations by launching the #HolidaysWithYoongi trend, in which the ARMY tweeted snippets from their own celebrations, with a nod to the BTS member’s real name.
Later that night, Lee Hyun, a solo artist, and BTS labelmate, went live to connect with his fans and ring in the holiday spirit suited up in a Christmas outfit. “I sent a text message to SUGA asking if he was okay,” Lee Hyun said when asked if he had spoken to SUGA. Fortunately, he claims that it’s nothing more than a cold and that his heath is fine.