The 26-year-old, whose real name is Kim Tae-hyung, is the fifth member of the globally famous K-pop group to contract the virus in the last few months.
Confirming that V was fully vaccinated, the statement said that V was undergoing treatment at home and was “not presenting any extraordinary symptoms other than a mild fever and sore throat”.
“There was contact with the other members on Saturday the 12th, but everyone was wearing a mask, and there was no close contact.” The statement continued, “None of the BTS members other than V are presenting any symptoms, and everyone received negative results from the preemptive self-tests.”
“The company places the artists’ health as our top priority and we will do everything we can to aid V in his speedy recovery. We will also diligently cooperate with the requests and guidelines of the health care authorities.”
BTS are currently enjoying their second break from performing since 2019.