a member of the BTS group tested positive on his return from the United States

Suga participated in the K-pop group’s US concert series at the end of November. Returning to Korea on December 23, he tested positive during his mandatory quarantine period.

Suga, songwriter and rapper for K-pop sensation BTS, tested positive for Covid-19 upon returning from touring the United States, the group’s management said on Friday.

Real name Mcovidin Yoon-gi, he tested positive this Friday during his mandatory quarantine upon his return to Korea on Thursday, December 23, according to Bit Hit Music. It has no symptoms, said the label, before adding: « He currently administers personal care at home. We regard the health of artists as our top priority, and we will do everything in our power to help Suga recover quickly.»

The 28-year-old musician who received his second injection of the Covid-19 vaccine in August has not been in contact with other members of the group recently, the latter having returned home earlier.

A three month break

Big Hit said BTS is taking a hiatus before planning a new tour and album starting in March 2022. This is the second time the Seven Koreans have given themselves a multi-month hiatus.

Since its debut in 2013, BTS has sparked a worldwide craze for K-Pop, and has broken several sales records around the world. Notably, the group won the American Music Awards for Artist of the Year for the first time in November, as well as Best Pop Song for their summer hit. Butter.

Last year, as the pandemic rocked the world, BTS postponed and then canceled what would have been their biggest world tour with nearly forty concerts, settling for online shows.


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