On March 24, Big Hit Music announced that BTS’s J-Hope had tested positive for COVID-19. The announcement was posted through the Weverse app. Below is the official English statement released by the agency.
Hello, this is BIGHIT MUSIC. We would like to provide you with some information regarding BTS member J-Hope being diagnosed with COVID-19. J-Hope presented symptoms of a sore throat and visited a hospital to take a PCR test on Wednesday, March 23, and was diagnosed with COVID-19 today morning.
J-Hope has completed three rounds of COVID-19 vaccinations and is currently not presenting and extraordinary symptoms other than a sore throat, and is undergoing treatment at home while under quarantine.
J-Hope is planning to take part in activities scheduled to take place next moth once his at-home treatment concludes. The company places the artists’ health as our top priority, and we will do everything we can to aid J-Hope in his speedy recovery. We will also diligently cooperate with the requests and guidelines of the health care authorities. Thank you.