JungKook test positive for Covid-19

Fans and well wishers of Jung Kook, a member of the South Korean K-pop group, BTS, have taken to twitter to wish Jungkook well after the singer tested positive for the deadly coronavirus.

Jung Kook tested positive for the virus, moments after he and his group mates touched down in Las Vegas, to prepare for the 2022 Grammy Awards night which will take place on Monday, April 4, in the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

In a statement announcing the development, BTS’s agency, The Big Hit, said: “We would like to provide you with some information on BTS member Jung Kook being diagnosed with Covid-19. Jung Kook was tested negative on a PCR test in Korea, and he departed for the United States on Sunday, March 27 (KST) in preparation for the Grammy Awards performance. After arriving in Las Vegas, he felt a slight discomfort in his throat and promptly took a rapid PCR test (Covid-19 molecular PCR test) and a standard PCR test (Covid-19 quantitative PCR test) on the afternoon of Sunday, March 27.”

The statement continued; “While being under self-quarantine as a proactive measure, the result of both tests came back positive, and Jung Kook was confirmed with Covid-19 on Monday, March 28 (PT). Jung Kook has been currently under self-quarantine and treatment….”

BTS as a group, has been nominated in this year’s Grammy Awards’ Best Pop Duo/Group Performer category. Others nominated in this category include; Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber & Benny Blanco, and Coldplay.

BTS are also billed to perform at the event.

However, Jung Kook’s participation in the events is in limbo, as the singer is currently under quarantine and treatment.

As at the time of filing this report, #GetWellSoonJungKook has been trending on twitter with over 250,000 tweets. The tweeps are all wishing the singer well, encouraging him, and praying for him to get well in the soonest possible time.

Kindly follow the trend HERE.

Source: GhanaVanguard.com

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