K-pop star Suga tests positive for Covid after BTS returns from US | BTS

Suga, songwriter and rapper for the K-pop sensation BTS, has tested positive for coronavirus after returning from concerts in the US, the group’s management has said.

The 28-year-old, whose real name is Min Yoon-gi, was confirmed to have contracted the virus on Friday during his self-quarantine after returning to South Korea on Thursday, according to Big Hit Music.

He had received his second Covid-19 vaccination in August, had not come into contact with any other band recently and showed no symptoms, the company said.

“He is currently managing self-care at home,” it said in a statement. “We see artists’ health as our top priority and we will do everything we can to help Suga in his rapid recovery.”