SEOUL — Three members of the worldwide Okay-pop phenomenon BTS have examined constructive for the coronavirus, in accordance with Huge Hit Music, the group’s administration firm.
The corporate stated that RM, 27, and Jin, 29, examined constructive on Saturday after returning to South Korea from the USA this month. The day earlier than, Huge Hit Music introduced that Suga, 28, who returned from the United States on Thursday, discovered that he was infected whereas in quarantine and after taking a P.C.R. check.
All three acquired their second dose of the coronavirus vaccine in August, the corporate stated. Suga, the stage title for the artist Min Yoon-gi, had examined unfavourable earlier than touring to the USA, the corporate stated. RM (Kim Nam-joon) and Jin (Kim Seok-jin) initially examined unfavourable on returning to South Korea.
The corporate beforehand stated that Suga had no contact with the opposite members of BTS. He was not displaying any signs as of Friday, and he was isolating at dwelling, the corporate stated.
The information comes a month after one other Okay-pop megastar, Lalisa Manoban, 24, of Blackpink, higher generally known as Lisa, examined constructive for the coronavirus. The opposite members of Blackpink — Jennie, Jisoo and Rosé — examined unfavourable, the manufacturing firm, YG Leisure, stated in an emailed assertion final month.
BTS has grow to be a multibillion-dollar act, recognized for dynamic dance moves, catchy lyrics and fiercely devoted followers. In 2018, BTS turned the primary Okay-pop group to top the Billboard album chart, with “Love Your self: Tear.” In September this yr, the group gave a speech at the United Nations headquarters in New York, selling coronavirus vaccinations and praising younger individuals for his or her resiliency through the pandemic.
The band traveled to the USA in November and carried out on the American Music Awards. Huge Hit Music introduced later that members of BTS could be taking an “extended period of rest.”
John Yoon contributed reporting.