BTS’ Jimin undergoes surgery for appendicitis, tests positive for COVID-19

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Fans all around the world are in an utter state of shock as Jimin from BTS had to undergo surgery for appendicitis. Meanwhile, he has also tested positive for COVID and is experiencing a sore throat. BigHit took to Weverse on Monday to announce the news and also said that Jimin is now in post-op care and is recovering fine.

“Hello. This is BigHit Music. We would like to provide you with the following information regarding the current health status of BTS member Jimin. Jimin experienced sudden abdominal pain along with a mild sore throat on January 30 in the afternoon. He visited a hospital emergency room for a thorough examination, and also took a PCR test. Jimin was diagnosed with acute appendicitis and was tested positive for Covid-19. He underwent surgery following physician advice early in the morning on Monday, January 31. ”

“According to the medical staff, the surgery was successful and Jimin is currently recuperating after his procedure. He will be receiving a few days of in-patient treatment for Covid-19 in conjunction with postoperative care. He is currently experiencing a mild sore throat but is making a speedy recovery, and had no contact with the other members during the infectious stage,” it stated.

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“The company places the artists’ health as our top priority, and we will do everything we can to aid Jimin in his speedy recovery. We will also diligently cooperate with the requests and guidelines of the health care authorities. Thank you,” the message ended with a positive note.

Jimin apparently is the fourth member of the Band to test positive for COVID. Previously SUGA, RM, and Jin had also tested positive for COVID. All other members were tested positive after they returned from their US tour where they had a magnificent concert in the Sofi stadium. Currently, BTS is on a break and will soon resume working on their schedules. Fans are hoping that JIMIN can recover fully after this incident and make a healthy comeback with the members.

Fans pray for the idol’s fast recovery

When the news about Jimin’s surgery came out, fans all across the globe were worried and shocked. But after understanding the whole situation everyone took to various social media platforms to express their love, support, and care for the idol.

Many took to Instagram to express their prayers. In the midst of all this, fan edits with sweet messages like “Get well soon angel” and “We wish for your speedy recovery” were seen all over Instagram reels and stories.

Many fans were concerned that Jimin would have to battle two things at the same time. But still kept hopes of the star’s speedy recovery since he has always told Armies to stay strong.

Even Twitter saw #GETWELLSOONJIMIN trending with fans posting their care and love for the idol.