BTS’ Jin and RM Recover From COVID-19

On Jan. 4, Big Hit Music announced that Jin and RM of BTS recovered from the coronavirus (COVID-19). The news of Jin and RM’s recovery comes the day after Big Hit Music told fans that Suga of BTS also recovered from the coronavirus. The three BTS members tested positive for the coronavirus after returning to South Korea following the band’s trip to Los Angeles.

A joined photo of Jin and RM of BTS
(L-R) Jin and RM of BTS | The Chosunilbo JNS/Imazins via Getty Images

Jin and RM ‘made full recoveries’ from the coronavirus

Big Hit Music posted a Weverse announcement for ARMY on Jan. 4. The new Weverse post shared that RM and Jin both “made full recoveries” after “receiving treatment at home.”

In the Weverse post, Big Hit Music wrote:

“We would like to inform you that BTS members RM and Jin have made full recoveries from COVID-19 and his quarantine has concluded as of today at noon, January 4.

RM and Jin who had been receiving treatment from home for the past ten days from Saturday, December 25 are now able to return to their daily activities.

Neither member exhibited any particular symptoms during their quarantine. Jin had a slight fever when he first began treatment at home but has since made a full recovery.

We would like to thank all 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.”

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RM was diagnosed with the coronavirus after BTS’ trip to LA

On Nov. 27, Nov. 28, Dec. 1, and Dec. 2, 2021, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook of BTS put on four concerts at SoFi Stadium in LA.

Following the Permission to Dance On Stage – LA concerts, Big Hit Music announced that the seven members will go on a brief vacation until the band’s Permission to Dance On Stage – Seoul concerts in March. Some members of BTS elected to return to South Korea shortly after the concerts, while other members stayed in the U.S. for the start of their vacation.

On Dec. 25, 2021, Big Hit Music announced on Weverse that both Jin and RM tested positive for the coronavirus.

For RM, Big Hit Music wrote:

“After returning on Friday the 17th from the United States following his personal schedule as part of his official vacation period, RM immediately underwent PCR testing, was found negative and entered into self-quarantine in his home as mandated by COVID-19 control procedures. However, he underwent PCR testing today before his scheduled release from quarantine and was found to be positive for COVID-19; he is currently exhibiting no particular symptoms.”

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Jin experienced ‘mild’ coronavirus symptoms

While RM tested positive for the coronavirus shortly after returning to South Korea, Jin did not begin experiencing symptoms until after being released from quarantine.

“Jin returned to Korea on Monday, December 6 and underwent PCR testing immediately after his return and again before his release from self-quarantine, and was found negative on both occasions,” Big Hit Music wrote on Weverse.

The Weverse announcement continued, “However, feeling flu-like symptoms this afternoon he underwent PCR testing and was found positive for COVID-19 late this evening. He is exhibiting mild symptoms including light fever, and is undergoing self-treatment at home.”

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