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BTS’ Jimin recovers from COVID-19

By Brooke Villanueva Published Feb 06, 2022 2:32 pm Updated Feb 06, 2022 3:03 pm

BTS’ Jimin has fully recovered from COVID-19.

The singer was brought to the hospital with complaints of abdominal pain and mild sore throat on Jan. 30. He later got diagnosed with acute appendicitis and COVID-19—and underwent surgery the following day.

On Feb. 5, Big Hit Music said that the BTS member has been discharged from the hospital and that his latest PCR test came back negative. “He has since received inpatient care and tested negative on his PCR test before being discharged from the hospital,” they continued.

BIG HIT additionally noted that Jimin “showed no extraordinary symptoms during his hospital stay. He had a mild sore throat at the time of his admission, but has since completely recovered.” 

As for his surgical site, it is “quickly healing without any issues.” 

“We would like to express our gratitude to all the fans who have shown concerns for the artist’s health as well as those in the medical field who are doing their best to overcome COVID-19,” the company added, saying that they will “continue to place the health of the artists as our top priority, and to vigilantly follow the health care guidelines.”

Jimin is the fourth BTS member to test positive for coronavirus. RM, Jin, and SUGA contracted Covid in December and have likewise recovered.