Seoul – Three members of the K-pop group BTS tested positive for COVID-19, reported his agency.
RM (Kim Namjoon) and Jin (Kim Seokjin) tested positive on Saturday night, Big Hit Music agency reported in a statement. Another member, SUGA (Min Yoongi), tested positive on Friday. All three had received the second dose of the vaccine in August, the agency said.
BTS has seven members. The other four are J-Hope (Jung Hoseok), Jungkook (Jeon Jungkook), V (Kim Taehyung), and Jimin (Park Jimin).
The group’s leader, RM, shows no symptoms, while Jin has mild symptoms such as a slight fever and is taking care of himself at home.
On Friday, the agency reported that SUGA had no symptoms and was being cared for at home, following the measures of South Korean authorities.
RM had tested negative since he returned from the United States days ago. But he tested positive before ending his quarantine, the agency said.
After being forced to cancel their world tour when the pandemic emergency began, BTS held a series of four concerts at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles between late November and early December.
The South Korean group is scheduled to hold a concert in South Korea next March.