Tests Reveal That BTS’ J-Hope Has COVID-19
After taking a PCR test, the K-pop star was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus on Wednesday (March 23).
After testing positive for COVID-19, BTS J-Hope is resting.
K-pop star BigHit Music reports that the K-pop singer visited a hospital with a sore throat on Wednesday (March 23), after which he was identified as having the novel coronavirus.
“J-Hope has been fully-vaccinated and is not showing any signs of illness except for a sore throat, according to a statement. She is being treated at home while under quarantine.
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He should return to active duties next month when he is out and about. Consequently, J-Hope should be able to take part in BTS’ sold-out Permission To Dance On Stage – Las Vegas shows.
There’s more good news for ARMY: Except for J-Hope, all BTS members are in good health and do not exhibit any “special symptoms.”
“We will do our best to support J-Hope so that he can recover his health as quickly as possible, considering his health and safety as our top priority,” explains BigHit Music in an official statement on Weverse. “We will also faithfully comply with all quarantine protocol requests and guidelines.”
In April, the pop star will headline Allegiant Stadium, the home of the Las Vegas Raiders, with a nearly 65,000-capacity.
The in-person live broadcast event “LIVE PLAY in LAS VEGAS” will also take place at the nearby MGM Grand Garden Arena for the entire four-day event.
On April 16, the concert will also be streamed online.
Here is J-Hope’s full statement.
This is Big Hit Music.
We would like to inform you about BTS member J-Hope’s COVID-19 confirmation.
J-Hope had a sore throat, so he visited the hospital on the 23rd (Wednesday) and had a PCR test.
J-Hope has completed the third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and currently has no symptoms other than a sore throat, and is self-isolating and receiving treatment at home.
Except for J-Hope, BTS members currently do not have any special symptoms.
J-Hope will join the scheduled schedule next month after the completion of home treatment.
We will do our best to support J-Hope so that he can recover his health as soon as possible, considering the health and safety of the artist as our top priority. In addition, we will faithfully cooperate with the requests and guidelines of the quarantine authorities.