BTS member Suga tests positive for COVID-19 after U.S. trip

Suga, songwriter and rapper for Okay-pop sensation BTS, has examined constructive for the coronavirus after coming back from in-person concert events in the USA, the group’s administration mentioned on Friday.

Suga, 28, whose actual identify is Min Yoon-gi, was confirmed to have contracted the virus on Friday throughout his self quarantine upon his return dwelling on Thursday, in accordance with Large Hit Music.

He had obtained his second COVID-19 vaccination in August, had not are available in contact with every other members just lately and was not exhibiting any signs, the corporate mentioned.

“He’s at the moment administering self-care at dwelling,” it mentioned in a press release. “We see the artists’ well being as our high precedence, and can do every part we are able to to help Suga in his speedy restoration.”

The band has had “plenty of private engagements in the USA” after holding their first in-person concert events in Los Angeles for the reason that begin of the pandemic.

Large Hit has mentioned BTS would take a break over year-end holidays and put together for a brand new live performance and album.

Since their 2013 debut, BTS has spearheaded a worldwide Okay-Pop craze with catchy, upbeat music and dances, in addition to lyrics and social campaigns geared toward empowering younger folks.

The group received the highest prize of artist of the 12 months on the American Music Awards for the primary time in November, and finest pop track for his or her summer time hit Butter, amongst different awards.

Because the pandemic swept the world, BTS postponed after which known as off what would have been their largest international tour involving practically 40 concert events final 12 months, resorting to on-line reveals.

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