Worldwide coronavirus cancellations

Marathons, concerts, and now the SXSW conference and festivals — every day, more and more events are being canceled because of the coronavirus. Here's how the outbreak is having a global impact.

Coronavirus fears have caused closures, cancellations, and restrictions around the world

In Italy tourism has dropped and some concerts went online-only. Schools and universities have been closed until March 15. According to Unesco Globally, 290 million children are out of school. By March 4, 22 countries had announced closures. In China millions have been on lockdown since late January, and many factories have closed. NASA images show a significant decrease in nitrogen dioxide, partially due to the economic slowdown. In France the Louvre re-opened on March 4, after 300 workers walked out over fears of catching the virus. The Paris marathon was canceled, and indoor gatherings of over 5000 people have been forbidden. In Palestine a 30-day state of emergency was announced on March 5 and the Church of the Nativity was closed, after several coronavirus cases were suspected in Bethlehem. In Japan several cherry blossom festivals have been canceled. Infected countries first days of school closures, parents will to have come to pick up the children's books because they will study at home, teachers will give the instructions through the computer or with electronic record.

The situation is more serious enough for safety precautions

Meanwhile, the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament will go ahead, but behind closed doors for the first time ever. In the United Arab Emirates the UAE Tour canceled its 2 last stages after several cases of coronavirus were discovered among cyclists, forcing some of teams to quarantine. In the United States artists are postponing concerts, like Mariah Carey. Globally, artists like BTS Green Day and Avril Lavigne have had to cancel or postpone dates because of the virus. The release of the new James Bond movie has been postponed globally until November. It is estimated that spending on travel around the world could drop by 37%, costing the industry $46.6 billion per month.


03/07/2020 2:59 PMupdated: 03/09/2020 1:02 PM


  • Lily K.
    04/11/2020 08:22

    figure it out.. that China had to lockdown the city since November, which was when the virus was released from the laboratory to the market, where it all "started" and he never did, he preferred to keep it silent, he covered it up from the world. that's called global mass genocide. cruel and psychopathic murderer. These people had spent years eating bats and animals and nothing had ever happened to them until that 'day'..

  • Victor G.
    03/13/2020 01:18

    I hope is not polical !!!

  • Chucky A.
    03/12/2020 23:24

    Tell them corona virus is coming they prepare. Tell them christ is coming they do nothing. Ain't we Hipprocrite. Just like exodus. All this was written long ago.

  • Annabelly G.
    03/12/2020 18:56

    Y los incrédulos no cren

  • Ôrtiz C.
    03/12/2020 07:47


  • Juan P.
    03/12/2020 02:06

    todo esto es una mierda todo es inventado por los gobiernos del mundo y la televisión que tienen como sonvis al mundo esto es un complot un fraude de las grandes compañías farmacéuticas ..........pudranse todos en el infierno malditos los que inventan caos en el mundo todos arderan en el infierno 😡😤😤😡😤

  • Leopoldo H.
    03/11/2020 23:21

    The New World Order is coming

  • Geovany L.
    03/11/2020 20:48

    Nadie se ha dado cuenta q esto ya es el comienzo del FIN DEL MUNDO.!! Lo irónico es q las grandes potencias invirtieron tanto dinero en armas nucleares para emprender una Tercera Guerra Mundial y asi acabar con este planeta,, pero no fue asi , un simple BICHO es y será el arma mas mortífera para acabar con esta raza q hizo caso omiso al llamado de nuestra Madre Tierra para q la salvemos.!! Ya es tarde, solo queda ver nuestra propia extinción en vivo y directo. 😔

  • Nelson C.
    03/10/2020 15:59

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  • Shauna B.
    03/10/2020 11:54

    Pray pray

  • Criss D.
    03/10/2020 00:31

    It is the best thing to do to stop the epidemic, wait to live

  • Jenny N.
    03/09/2020 17:47

    Good the world can calm down a bit

  • Antonio G.
    03/08/2020 19:44


  • Maria L.
    03/08/2020 17:08

    Todavia no es nafa edtamos comenzando.

  • Yahia H.
    03/08/2020 11:11

    The world really shows that he became so close , we have To think about it and understand that our Joy as our sorrow can be one ! We must be careful about our future , people die also due To Hunger and War and even Cold !

  • Chito C.
    03/08/2020 04:22

    Corona virus is just putting our world in right perspective.many will disagree.see for yourself.

  • Marcelo C.
    03/08/2020 02:32

    A vacina Jesus necessitamos da vacina,mundialmente falando.

  • Kevin C.
    03/08/2020 01:11

    And yet, still no-one that mentions the tens of thousands that have since recovered. But hey, fear sells.

  • Ryan M.
    03/08/2020 00:13

    And Australia having panic toilet papers attack

  • Ghosha M.
    03/07/2020 20:32

    Fear ...what a trip!

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