By THOUSIF INC
Jimin of the South Korean boy band BTS has been hospitalized with acute appendicitis.
The 26-year-old singer and dancer were taken in for emergency surgery Sunday after experiencing sudden abdominal pain.
He also had a mild sore throat and tested positive for COVID-19 while in the hospital.
"The surgery was successful, and Jimin is currently recuperating after his procedure," Big Hit Music said in a statement.
"Jimin, whose full name is Park Ji-min, will receive several days of postoperative care and inpatient treatment for COVID-19." Big Hit added.
BTS stayed active to engage with fans in 2020 and 2021 amidst the COVID-19 situation.
BTS achieved spectacular results to cement themselves as top global artists.
The statement also revealed that the group's members, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook.
They were planned to spend the holiday season with their families for the first time since their debut in 2013.