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    Coronavirus Pandemic: Borders Shut, Public Events Cancelled (257)

    All major public events globally have been cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. New dates for the tour have not been announced, but all tickets remain valid.

    The BTS boy band from South Korea has, alongside every artist in the world, postponed their North America tour amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The long-awaited events had been slated to take place from 26 April to 6 June, and new dates have not been announced.

    Twitter users shared emotional reactions of hope, sadness and support. 

    ​Netizens shared colorful pictures from previous BTS shows in anticipation. 

    The fanbase was afraid of the show cancellations, so the postponement happened to be actual good news. 

    ​The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has reportedly topped 460,000, according to World Health Organization data. All major public events are cancelled or postponed. 

    Coronavirus Pandemic: Borders Shut, Public Events Cancelled (257)


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