Their producer announced on Saturday that three members of BTS, a popular South Korean band, had tested positive for Covid-19 upon their return from the United States, where they held concerts on stage for the first time since the start of the pandemic. .
Big Hit Music reports that rapper RM and singer Jen have tested positive on Saturday night.
The day before, the company reported that Suga, another member of the seven-member group, was “taking care of him at home” after he tested positive for the virus.
The agency added that RM and Suga are asymptomatic while Jin has a mild fever, noting that all three have been fully immunized.
The South Korean band had performed in Los Angeles (United States), from the end of November to the beginning of December, its first concerts by being physically present on stage since the beginning of the epidemic.
The artists have been on vacation ever since, and the three injured band members have returned to South Korea on different dates.
At the top of the American hit parade
None of them had any contact with the other members of the group since their return to South Korea.
RM and Suga received their positive test results while they were in quarantine after returning home. Jane was released from solitary confinement after testing negative but later testing positive.
In 2020, BTS climbed to number one on the Billboard Hot 100, the most popular song chart in America, with their single “Dynamite”, becoming the first South Korean group to top the chart.
The United States and South Korea are facing an increase in contamination cases in the context of the global spread of the highly contagious variant Omicron.
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