Although the number of deaths from coronavirus is not even close to the number of deaths from influenza, the fear of spread has continued to send shock waves worldwide, including to the entertainment industry .
For example, Grammy winner Ciara is just another star who had to cancel a performance due to fears about the virus. Page Six says Ciara, who is currently with a child, was originally scheduled to play in Texas, but revealed on Saturday that she was to postpone. Ciara Postpones Concert Due To Fear Of Coronavirus
In a statement, Ciara said that due to fear of spreading the coronavirus across the United States, especially as a pregnant woman, her doctors told her it would be best to avoid travel and group meetings.
Ciara said in front of her supporters, moreover, that it was very overwhelming not to be able to return to the place where she was born to give an incredible spectacle. Ciara urged supporters to be “diligent” in doing what’s right for a person to stay “healthy”
As noted earlier, organizers of the Austin South By Southwest Film Festival recently canceled their annual arts and technology festival. The ultra-electronic dance music festival, with The Chainsmokers and David Guetta, has also been canceled.
Mariah Carey also revealed that she is also canceling a performance in Honolulu because of the virus. In addition, Justin Bieber also had to demote four of his concerts from stadiums to arenas allegedly due to low ticket sales.