Big Hit Music announced on February 15 that V had tested positive for COVID-19 after developing a sore throat and a mild fever.
The full English statement issued by the agency is as follows:
This is BIGHIT MUSIC.
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.
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 are 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.
After the news of V getting being positive for COVID-19, ARMY filled the social media sites with there concerns. On twitter hashtags #GetWellSoonTaehyung #GetWellSoonV #taehyungie is trending with ARMY’s messages.
Get well soon taehyungie!