The South Korean Boy Band member Park Ji-min underwent appendicitis surgery on Monday, reported the group’s agency Big Hit Music on social media.

The agency’s official Instagram handle tweeted that the artiste has also tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing mild sore throat but is recovering fast.

“Jimin experienced sudden abdominal pain along with a sore throat on January 30 in the afternoon. He visited a hospital emergency room for thorough examination, and also took a PCR test. Jimin was diagnosed with acute appendicitis, and was tested positive for COVID-19,” wrote Big Hit Info.

“He underwent surgery following physician advice early morning on Monday, January 31,” read the statement.

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.

Jimin 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, Big Hit wrote.

#GetWellSoonJimin has been trending on Twitter since the announcement was made on the platform as fans and well-wishers began wishing the BTS member a speedy recovery.

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